In the total entrepreneurship activity in the world, the Indian business people stands at the second place. The Indian business enterprises and corporations extend their firms around the world. In this article you will find the list of top 6 successful entrepreneurs in the world.
Although the list of the famous entrepreneurs are never-ending we just come up with the list of 6 entrepreneurs. They are not just famous only in India; but also leave their footprint and become famous in all over the world.
The given below entrepreneurs involved in various fields and industries like software, telecommunication, petroleum etc. Their success stories continues to impress the people in how they have managed to stay on top always.
Top Six Successful Entrepreneurs In India
1. Azim H.Premji:
Azim Premji is the Chairman of the Wipro Technologies. It is one of the largest software companies in the globe. Being one of the top entrepreneur and richest man in India he was honored by the Padma Bhushan award in the year 2005. Apart from this; he has been a source of inspiration for many new entrepreneurs.
He started his business at the age of 21 and finished his graduation (Electrical Engineering) at Stanford University. During the annual meeting, a shareholder advise Premji to sell his shares on the market and this made him more determined to bring his company to a leading position.
2. Mukesh Ambani:
He is the elder among the Ambani brothers and he is the Chairman and Managing Director of Reliance Industries Limited. According to the Forbes (2010) he is ranked as the fourth richest man in the world. Also at the same year, he has awarded as the Business Leader of the Year by NDTV India.
He further received ‘Global Vision’ award for leadership in 2007, ‘ET Business Leader of the year’ award by The Economic Times in the year 2006, Global Leadership award by the Business Council for the International Understanding etc… Most importantly he is the only one Indian CEO to be a member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).
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Although he has involved on several businesses, he mainly contributed on the construction of the world’s largest petroleum refinery at Jamnagar, India. It has the capacity to produce 660,000 barrels per day and 33 million tones per year. It is collaborated with power generation, petrochemicals, port and other related frameworks.
3. Sunil Bharti Mittal:
Sunil Mital is the founder of the famous mobile network-Airtel. His company has more than 188 million subscribers and they are enjoying the voice and data services on their mobile. His smart and creative plans allowed the poor people to use their mobiles for entertainment, information, news etc.
The farmers can now receive the news, related to weather and crops over their phone. Like farmers, the fisherman also get a better price for their catch on this network. He has won the ‘IT Man of the year award 2002’ from Dataquest and the ‘CEO of the year award’ from the world HRD congress.
Besides his contribution on Airtel, he set up the Bharti Foundation in 2000. It mainly focused on the philanthropic work on the education. He further empowers the youngsters from low-income families through entrepreneurship. He also partnered with different business sectors like Rothschild family (export of vegetables and fruits) and AXA (insurance company).
4. Anil Ambani:
Anil Ambani is the brother of Mukesh Ambani and also the younger one among the Ambani brothers. He is the owner of Reliance Capital, Reliance Communications, Reliance Energy, Reliance Mutual Fund etc. He owned many successful companies; his Reliance Big Entertainment has signed with the great Hollywood directors Julia Roberts and Steven Spielberg.
After the court settlement he got a smaller part of the Ambani empire. Like his brother he too was honored by many awards which includes ‘Businessman of the Year award’ by business India in 1997, ‘CEO of the year 2004’ by the Platts Global Energy Awards etc.
5. Lakshmi Niwas Mittal:
Lakshmi Niwas Mittal is the CEO and Chairman of Arcelor Mittal which is a number one steel company in India. He is not only the successful entrepreneur but also the second richest man in India. He is a well-known business man in oil and steel industries.
His awards include Eighth Honorary Willy Korf Steel Vision Award in 1998 and the ‘Steel Maker of the Year’ by New Steel Magazine in 1996.
6. Narayana Murthy
Nagavara Ramarao Narayana Murthy is the co-founder and chief adviser of the India’s leading software company Infosys. Although he stepped down as the CEO of that company in the year 2002; he is still one of the most admired businessmen.
Narayana Murthy said the transparency, honesty and moral integrity are the key factors for successful business. He is one of the board member and advisory member of many famous universities like Stanford, Harvard and Yale. He is also the IT adviser to many Asian countries.
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