Famous Indian CEOs

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Satya Nadella
(Chairman & CEO of Microsoft)

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Birthdate: August 19, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

Satya Nadella is an Indian-American business executive, currently serving as the chief executive officer of Microsoft. Since he became CEO, the company has seen a 27% annual growth rate. Born in India to a Telugu-speaking family, Nadella serves as an inspiration to millions of Indians who nurse 'The American Dream'.

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Indra Nooyi
(CEO of Pepsico)

Indra Nooyi
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Birthdate: October 28, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Indra Nooyi is an Indian-American business executive known for her association with PepsiCo where she served as the chief executive officer from 2006 to 2018. Often ranked among the most powerful women, Nooyi was named in Forbes' World's 100 Most Powerful Women list in 2014. In 2017, she was named in the magazine's 19 Most Powerful Women in Business list.

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Lakshmi Mittal
(CEO of ArcelorMittal)

Lakshmi Mittal
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Birthdate: June 15, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rajgarh, Rajasthan

Lakshmi Mittal is an Indian business magnate who is the executive chairman of ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steel-making company. He is also the chairman of the stainless steel manufacturer Aperam. His father ran a steel business, which he expanded on an international level. He constantly features in list of the richest persons in the world.

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 4 
Shantanu Narayen
(CEO of Adobe)

Shantanu Narayen
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Birthdate: May 27, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hyderabad, Telangana, India

 5 
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
(Business woman)

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
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Birthdate: March 23, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bangalore, Mysore State, India

Biocon founder and chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw is a self-made billionaire entrepreneur who made it to Forbes’s Power Women 2020 list. Though she initially wished to be a brewer like her father, she later drifted to the biochemical industry. Apart from revolutionizing the Indian biopharma market, she also heads a charitable organization.

 6 
Chanda Kochhar
(CEO of ICICI Bank)

Chanda Kochhar
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Birthdate: November 17, 1961
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Jodhpur, India

 7 
Ritesh Agarwal
(Entrepreneur)

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Birthdate: November 16, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bissam Cuttack, Rayagada, Odisha, India
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 8 
Subhash Chandra
(Businessperson)

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Birthdate: November 30, 1950
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hisar district, Haryana, India

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Adar Poonawalla
(CEO of the Serum Institute of India)

Adar Poonawalla
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Birthdate: January 14, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pune, Maharashtra, India

 10 
Vijay Shekhar Sharma
(Chief Executive Officer)

Vijay Shekhar Sharma
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Birthdate: June 7, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Shiv Nadar
(Founder of HCL)

Shiv Nadar
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Birthdate: July 14, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tiruchendur, Tamil Nadu, India

Padma Bhushan-winning Indian billionaire businessman Shiv Nadar is known as the founder and chairman of the IT company HCL and the Shiv Nadar Foundation. While he transformed HCL from an IT hardware company into an IT enterprise, by 2021, he also turned himself into the third-richest Indian.

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Birthdate: September 8, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bombay, India

 13 
Roshni Nadar
(Businessperson)

Roshni Nadar
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Birthdate: 1982 AD
Birthplace: India

 14 
Vinod Khosla
(Businessperson)

Vinod Khosla
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Birthdate: January 28, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: India

 15 
Gautam Singhania
(Businessperson)

Gautam Singhania
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Birthdate: September 9, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: India

 16 
Binny Bansal
(Internet entrepreneur)

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Birthdate: December 12, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chandigarh, India

 17 
Arvind Krishna
(Chief executive officer)

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Birthdate: 1962 AD
Birthplace: West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh, India

 18 
Kushal Pal Singh
(Real Estate Entrepreneur)

Kushal Pal Singh
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Birthdate: November 15, 1931
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bulandshahar, United Provinces of Agra and Oudh United Provinces, British India (now in Uttar Pradesh, India)

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Amit Bhatia
(Founding partner of Swordfish Investments and chairman of Queens Park Rangers football club)

Amit Bhatia
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Birthdate: September 4, 1979
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England

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Aditya Mittal
(Businessperson)

Aditya Mittal
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Birthdate: January 22, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Indonesia

 21 
Faquir Chand Kohli
(Businessman)

Faquir Chand Kohli
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Birthdate: February 28, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Peshawar, Pakistan

 22 
Prithvi Raj Singh Oberoi
(Chief executive officer)

Prithvi Raj Singh Oberoi
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Birthdate: February 3, 1929
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Delhi, India

 23 
Deep Kalra
(Businessman)

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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Hyderabad, India

 24 
Roopak Saluja
(Founder and chief executive officer of The 120 Media Collective)

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Birthdate: July 25, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New Delhi, India

 25 
N. R. Narayana Murthy
(Founder of Infosys)

N. R. Narayana Murthy
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Birthdate: August 20, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sidlaghatta, Kolar, India

N. R. Narayana Murthy is an Indian businessman who is credited with co-founding one of the most popular and successful Indian multinational corporations, Infosys. While Fortune magazine named him as one of the 12 greatest entrepreneurs of our time, Time magazine called him the father of the Indian IT sector. Murthy serves as an inspiration to aspiring businessmen in India.

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Varghese Kurian
(Businessperson)

Varghese Kurian
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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Kerala, India

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Tulsi Tanti
(Businessperson)

Tulsi Tanti
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Birthdate: February 2, 1958
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rajkot