02 September 2008

Jignesh Shah - Fobs - The World's Indian Billionaires

#1014 Jignesh Shah

Age: 41

Fortune: self made

Source: financial software

Net Worth: $1.1 bil

Country Of Citizenship: India

Residence: Mumbai , India.

Industry: Software

Marital Status: married, 1 child

Education: Bombay University, Bachelor of Arts / Science

Left job as software engineer with the Bombay Stock Exchange to start Financial Technologies, a firm specializing in trading software, in 1988. Thereafter founded MCX, India's largest commodity futures exchange. NYSE Euronext recently took 5% stake in MCX for $55 million, valuing the exchange at $1.1 billion. A workaholic, Shah's future projects include a bourse for small and medium enterprises.

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