02 September 2008

Shiv Nadar - Fobs - The World's Indian Billionaires

#277 Shiv Nadar

Age: 62

Fortune: self made

Source: infotech

Net Worth: $3.9 bil

Country Of Citizenship: India

Residence: Delhi , India.

Industry: Technology

Marital Status: married, 1 child

Education: PSG College of Technology, Bachelor of Arts / Science

Son of a district judge in southern India, cofounded HCL in 1976 to make country's first computer. Converted HCL into $4.7 billion (sales) outsourcing, hardware firm with operations in 18 countries. Clients include Cisco, Boeing, IBM. Built 46-acre technology hub near Delhi to accommodate 15,000 engineers. Recently awarded the Padma Bhushan, one of nation's highest civilian honors.

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