List of famous electronics entrepreneurs with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Electronics entrepreneurs are the business people who operate electronics business units. Ambitious individuals having an inherent interest in the way electronic gadgets operate and are aware of the latest trends in the electronics industry choose to become entrepreneurs in this field. The electronics industry is one of the fastest growing ones in the global arena, boosted by the rapid advancements in engineering and technology. This industry, especially the consumer electronics segment, provides various opportunities for entrepreneurs to explore. Consumer electronics are the electronic gadgets and equipment that are used in day-to-day life by the customers. The most popular of these are television sets, computer systems, music systems, digital camera, video games, mobile phones, etc. Rising disposable incomes and higher standards of living have greatly expanded the market for consumer electronics which make it a very attractive option for entrepreneurs. Once it was not possible for small entrepreneurs to enter this field as it was characterized by huge capital investments and complicated manufacturing facilities, but now times are changing. The spurt in the market for digitally driven and small sized appliances like cell phones and tablets have made it possible for smaller units to enter the consumer electronics business. This section provides you information about the life and works of various famous electronics entrepreneurs from all over the world.

Damon DashDamon Dash
(American)

Jimmy WalesJimmy Wales
(American)
Raj KundraRaj Kundra
(British)
Joan KrocJoan Kroc
(American)

Deborah MeadenDeborah Meaden
(British)
Al SwearengenAl Swearengen
(American)
Bill RancicBill Rancic
(American)

Brock PierceBrock Pierce
(American)
Michael TeutulMichael Teutul
(American)
John Jacob AstorJohn Jacob Astor
(German,American)

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Duncan BannatyneDuncan Bannatyne
(British)
Theo AlbrechtTheo Albrecht
(German)
Henry Clay FrickHenry Clay Frick
(American)

Dan GilbertDan Gilbert
(American)
Mike IlitchMike Ilitch
(American)
Wally AmosWally Amos
(American)

Raj RajaratnamRaj Rajaratnam
(Indian,American)
Wayne HuizengaWayne Huizenga
(American)
Peter GuberPeter Guber
(American)

Theo PaphitisTheo Paphitis
(British)
Ruth HandlerRuth Handler
(American)
Caroline ManzoCaroline Manzo
(American)

Fusajiro YamauchiFusajiro Yamauchi
(Japanese)
Art ModellArt Modell
(American)
Kiichiro ToyodaKiichiro Toyoda
(Japanese)

Paul SniderPaul Snider
(Canadian)
James Buchanan DukeJames Buchanan Duke
(American)
Dorabji TataDorabji Tata
(Indian)

Preston TuckerPreston Tucker
(American)
Henry J. KaiserHenry J. Kaiser
(American)
Matt MullenwegMatt Mullenweg
(American)

Karl AlbrechtKarl Albrecht
(German)
David PackardDavid Packard
(American)
John Francis DodgeJohn Francis Dodge
(American)

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Trip HawkinsTrip Hawkins
(American)
Levi RootsLevi Roots
(British)
David FiloDavid Filo
(American)

Clive SinclairClive Sinclair
(British)
Hilary DeveyHilary Devey
(British)
Robert IrsayRobert Irsay
(American)

Robert BigelowRobert Bigelow
(American)
Alan BondAlan Bond
(Australian)
Rachel ElnaughRachel Elnaugh
(British)

Aurelio De LaurentiisAurelio De Laurentiis
(Italian)
Robert FriedlandRobert Friedland
(American)
Geoffrey EdelstenGeoffrey Edelsten
(Australian)

Dietmar HoppDietmar Hopp
(German)
Kevin RoseKevin Rose
(American)
Gerald RonsonGerald Ronson
(British)

Mohan Singh OberoiMohan Singh Oberoi
(Indian)
Mike HarringtonMike Harrington
(American)
Steve StouteSteve Stoute
(American)

Peter GatienPeter Gatien
(Canadian)
Lim Goh TongLim Goh Tong
(Chinese)
André BalazsAndré Balazs
(American)

Lorenzo BorgheseLorenzo Borghese
(Italian)
W. Brett WilsonW. Brett Wilson
(Canadian)
C. W. PostC. W. Post
(American)

John KlugeJohn Kluge
(German,American)
Stephen GirardStephen Girard
(French,American)
Leo LaporteLeo Laporte
(American)

Washington DukeWashington Duke
(American)
Frank LorenzoFrank Lorenzo
(American)
Todd WagnerTodd Wagner
(American)

Niklas ZennströmNiklas Zennström
(Swedish)
Shu UemuraShu Uemura
(Japanese)
George DaytonGeorge Dayton
(American)

William RosenbergWilliam Rosenberg
(American)
Alain SoralAlain Soral
(Swiss,French)
Simon WoodroffeSimon Woodroffe
(British)

George W. JenkinsGeorge W. Jenkins
(American)
Paul ReuterPaul Reuter
(German)
James ChanosJames Chanos
(American)

Kazushige NojimaKazushige Nojima
(Japanese)
Brian WongBrian Wong
(Canadian)
Pat CrocePat Croce
(American)

Jeri EllsworthJeri Ellsworth
(American)
Ed SeykotaEd Seykota
(American)
Madman MuntzMadman Muntz
(American)

Ken OlsenKen Olsen
(American)
Andrew KeenAndrew Keen
(American)
William Redington HewlettWilliam Redington Hewlett
(American)

August BelmontAugust Belmont
(American)
Zach KleinZach Klein
(American)
Shai AgassiShai Agassi
(Israeli)

Paul MaritzPaul Maritz
(South African)
Naveen SelvaduraiNaveen Selvadurai
(Indian,American)
Paul RaymondPaul Raymond
(British)