Indians among Forbes 400 list -The top 5
Indian Americans have made it to the top 400 amongst the Forbes list that was published in the Forbes magazine’s annual list. Below are listed the 5 Indian Americans that feature among the richest people in America.
Top among the list
The Indian list is led by Bharat Desai and his family that has a net worth of over USD 2 million. The family is listed at 239 th place among the top 400 in the Forbes list. Bharat Desai was born in Kenya and began his career with Tata Consultancy Services as a programmer. He left the company later to start a company named as Syntel with his wife.
The second best
Romesh T. Wadhwani features at 250 th position. Founder and chairman of Symphony Technology Group, he has a net worth of USD 1.9 billion. He started his business through establishment of business software firm named Aspect Development.
Next to follow is Kavitark Ram Shriram who features at 298 number. He is the managing partner of Sherpalo Ventures and has a net worth of USD 1.6 billion. He was the among the first few who started business with Google co founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page.
Manoj Bhargava features at 311 number. He has a net worth of USD 1.5 billion and is into the manufacturing of energy products primarily, vitamin elixir.
The venture capitalist, Vinod Khosla is the 5th among the Indian Americans to feature in the list. He figures at 328th number among the top 400. Venture capitalist Vinod Khosla has shown keen interest in promotion of bio fuel products and supported bio fuel producers Gevo and Kior.
These Indian Americans have risen to the top owing to the hard work and sincere efforts they made to promote their business. Working innovatively, these Indian Americans have made it to the top, acting as role models for others to follow suit.