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The Top 101 Indian Business people and entrepreneurs from India - CSEET

The Top 101 Indian Business people and entrepreneurs

  1. Adi Godrej - Chairman of the Godrej group and the second richest Parsi in the world.

  2. Aditya Vikram Birla - Former Chairperson of the Birla Group. Among the first Indians to expand his business abroad.

  3. Ajay Piramal - Head honcho of the Piramal Group of Industries. Piramal Group has a tremendous base in the Pharma Industry.

  4. Akhila Srinivasan - One of the most famous women entrepreneur. M.D of the Shriram Investments Ltd.

  5. Amar Bose - Founder and Chairman of the consumer electronics giant Bose Corporation.

  6. Analjit Singh - Founder of the Health Insurance company Max Healthcare.

  7. Anand Mahindra - Managing Director of the Mahindra and Mahindra Group.

  8. Anil Agarwal - A college dropout started the Sterlite Industries and now heads the Vedanta Group.

  9. Anil Ambani - President of the ADAG group and a board member of many business schools and companies.

10.Anil Manibhai Naik - Director of Larsen and Toubro group.

11. Ardeshir Godrej - Founder of the Godrej Group.

12.Arjun Malhotra - Co-founder of the HCL Technologies.

13.Aroon Purie - Media baron and Editor-in-chief of India Today.

14.Azim Premji - One of the most influential persons in the Industry. Chairman of the Wipro Group.

15.Bhai Mohan Singh - Pioneer of the Indian pharma industry.

16.Biki Oberoi - Former chairman of India's third largest hospitality chain: Oberoi Hotels and Resorts.

17.Brij Mohan Lal Munjal - Founder of the Hero MotoCorp.

18.Captain Gopinath - Pioneer of the low-cost airline travel in India. Air Deccan was the first low-cost airline in India.

19.Chanda Kochhar - A successful banker and currently the Managing Director of the ICICI bank.

20.Cyrus S. Poonawalla - Founder of Serum Institute of India which is the fifth biggest vaccine maker in the world.

21.Deepak Parekh - Has been awarded many times by the Indian government for his work in the banking industry. Now serving as the non-executive chairman of the HDFC bank.

22.Desh Bandhu Gupta - Heads the pharma company Lupin Ltd.

23.Dhirubhai Ambani - Most famous businessperson of India.

24.Dilip S. Shanghvi - Started Sun Pharma.

25.Dr. Kallam Anji Reddy - Founder of the Dr. Reddy's Labs.

26.Dr. Pratap Reddy - Founder of the Apollo Hospitals Group.

27.Ekta Kapoor - Famous TV show producer.

28.Gautam Adani - Didn't go to college. Heads the Adani Group of companies. Billionaire also credited with running India's largest private port known as Adani Ports and SEZ or more commonly the Mundra port.

29.Ghanshyam Das Birla - Founding father of the Birla Group.

30.Govindram Seskaria - Most famous Indian businessman from the pre-independence era. Also, known as the cotton king of the world.

31.Grandhi Mallikarjuna Rao - Founder and chairman of the GMR group.

32.Gulshan Kumar - Erstwhile king of the Indian music industry.

33.Gurbaksh Chahal - Indian-American entrepreneur. Known for his achievement in the internet industry.

34.Harish Manwani - Chairman of the British FMCG producer Unilever.

35.Indra Nooyi - CEO of PepsiCo. Most famous women business executive from India.

36.Indu Jain - Chairperson of the Times Group which has many front-line daily newspapers in India.

37.Jamsetji Tata - Founder of the Tata Group.

38.JRD Tata - Known for his groundbreaking achievement in the Indian aviation industry.

39.Jyoti Naik - President of the Lijjat Pappad association.

40.Karan Bilimoria - Co-founder of the Cobra Beer.

41.Karsanbhai Patel - Founding father of the Nirma Group.

42.Kasturbhai Lalbhai - Well-known industrialist of the pre-independence era.

43.Kiran Mazumdar Shaw - Celebrated women entrepreneur who is the Managing Director of Biocon.

44.Kumar Mangalam Birla - Currently the chairperson of the Aditya Birla group which presence in more than 30 countries.

45.Kundapur Vaman Kamath - Banker extraordinaire former CEO of ICICI bank.

46.Kushal Pal Singh - Real-estate mogul. CEO of the DLF Universal.

47.Lakshmi Mittal - The richest man of Indian origin. Director of the world's largest steelmaking company called ArcelorMittal.

48.Lalit Suri - Prominent hotelier. Founder of Intercontinental.

49.Mohan Singh Oberoi - Founding chairman of the Oberoi Hotels.

50.Mallika Srinivasan - Prominent women entrepreneur of India.

51.Malvinder Singh Mohan - One of the richest Indians. A former boss of Ranbaxy Laboratories.

52.Micky Jagtiani - Dubai based Indian retail business owner of the Landmark chain of stores.

53.Mohandas Pai - Headed several top-notch positions at Infosys. Has been awarded as the Best CFO in India.

54.Mukesh Ambani - Is always in the news for his achievements in the various industries.

55.Naina Lal Kidwai - General Manager of the HSBC Group.

56.Nandan Nilekani - Former Chairman of Infosys and now the chief of UIDAI which is issuing Aadhar card.

57.Narayan Murthy - Co-founder of Infosys and after retiring he now serves as an independent director of many companies.

58.Narendra Patni - CEO of IT giant Patni Computer Systems.

59.Naresh Goyal - Owner of Jet Airways which is the largest Indian Airline operator.

60.Nusli Wadia - One of the most famous business personalities of Mumbai.

61.O. P. Jindal - Established Jindal Steel and Power.

62.Pradeep Sindhu - One of the founders of Juniper Networks which manufactures networking equipment.

63.Prannoy L Roy - Media baron founder of NDTV.

64.Priya Paul - Owner of the Apeejay Group.

65.Rahul Bajaj - Successful businessman, chairperson of the Bajaj Group. Also had a stint in politics as a member of Rajya Sabha. Known for his outspokenness.

66.Rajan Raheja - Heads a long list of businesses.

67.Rajiv Gupta - General Manger incharge of HP (Hewlett Packard).

68.Ramesh Agarwal - Media mogul who owns the Dainik Bhaskar group.

69.Ramnath Goenka - Owner of Indian Express.

70.Ratan Tata - In-arguably the most famous Indian business personality of all time.

71.Raunaq Singh - Founder of the Raunaq group which is famous for companies such as Apollo Tyres, Bharat Gears, Raunaq Pharma among others.

72.Ravi Ruia - Co-founder of the Essar Group.

73.Ritu Kumar - Famous fashion designer.

74.Ronnie Screwvala - Chairman of the UTV group, and has invested in many Bollywood movies.

75.Rakesh Jhunjhunwala - One of India's most successful trader and investor.

76.Shantanurao Laxmanrao Kirloskar - Did tremendous work and made Kirloskar Group a famous name.

77.Sabeer Bhatia - Famous Indian-American entrepreneur who co-founded world's first free email service.

78.Sam Pitroda - Has served in many prestigious positions in private businesses as well as for the Indian government.

79.Sant Singh Chatwal - Influential Indian-American businessman founder of Hampshire Hotels and Resorts.

80.Savitri Jindal - The Richest woman in India.

81.Sundar Pichai - CEO of Google.

82.Shikha Sharma - M.D of the Axis Bank.

83.Shiv Nadar - Founder of HCL Technologies.

84.Shobhana Bhartia - Boss at the Hindustan Times.

85.Subhash Chandra Goyal - Exporter turned founder of Essel Group, which launched Zee T.V, the first private channel in India.

86.Satya Nadella - Alumnus of Manipal University and CEO of Microsoft

87.Sulajja Firodia Motwani - Director of Kinetic Engineering. Famous for making scooters and motorcycles.

88.Sunil Mittal - His story is extraordinary. Now serves as the CEO of Bharti Enterprises.

89.Swaraj Paul - Indian born British Business Magnate.

90.Trichur Vengaram Sundaram Iyengar - Founder of TVS Motors.

91.Tulsi Tanti - Managing Director of Suzlon Energy.

92.Uday Kotak - Managing Director of Kotak Mahindra Bank.

93.Vaman Srinivas Kudva - Co-founder of the Syndicate Bank which has more than 25,000 employees.

94.Venugopal Dhoot - Head honcho of the Videocon group.

95.Verghese Kurien - The man behind the success of Amul.

96.Vijay Mallya - India's liquor king.

97.Vikram Pandit - CEO of the Citigroup. Has his name mentioned on the list of world's highest earning CEO.

98.Vinod Khosla - Indian-American venture capitalist.

99. Walchand Hirachand Doshi - Founder of India's first modern shipyard, first car factory, and the first plane factory.

100. Yogesh Chander Deveshwar - Chairman of ITC Limited.

101. Yusuf Khwaja Hamied - Founder of The Chemical, Industrial & Pharmaceutical Laboratories which is more commonly known as CIPLA.

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