Most successful & Richest Indian female Entrepreneurs in the US
In India, we talked about women’s empowerment and initially had taken many initiatives by the Indian government but when it comes to doing in reality and supporting women is a big thing, but fortunately, our country is continuously supporting the women’s empowerment is trying to encourage them. Many women in India are successful and trying to help others, here in this article I will mention the top 5 successful Indian Women Entrepreneurs in the US.
Jayshree Ullal– the president and CEO of cloud networking firm Arista Networks, is one of the top five Indian- Origin successful self-made women and ranked 16th on the Forbes list. Jayshree owns 5% of the computer networking firms Arista Network’s stock. Jayshree Ullal has a net worth of $1.7 billion in the year 2021. She also joined the board of directors of snowflakes, which went public in 2020. Arista settled that multi-year patent with Cisco, and agree to pay $400 million to Cisco.
She is featured among the best CEO in 2018. She was born in London but raised in Delhi, India. Ullal did her graduation in electrical engineering from San Francisco and completed her master’s in engineering management at Santa Clara University.
Once she said that as human beings we all are wanted to do a good job, be acknowledged, and crave your application. Treat your team respectfully, cultivate their inner strengths and harness their full potential.
Neerja Sethi– is the second most richest and successful woman based in Florida. Neerja Sethi co-founded the IT consulting and outsourcing firm Syntel with her husband Bharat Desai in Troy, Michigan at her residence with an initial investment of $2000 in 1980 when they were still in college.
Syntel has 23,000 employees across the globe of which 80% are Indians. She completed her graduation from Delhi University and then her MBA from the Delhi University. She has a net worth of $1 billion and is ranked 26th on the list. You know she holds her graduation degree in Mathematics, Master’s degree in Computer science, and then MBA in operational research.
The company has more than $900 million in revenue. Bharat Desai the founder of Syntel and his wife Neerja Sethi, the couple together hold 57% of the stake in the company.
Neha Narkhede– is one of the moat richest self-made Indian-origin successful women. She is the co-founder and former CTO (chief technical Officer) of cloud Confluent a streaming data technology startup in San- Francisco.
She completed her B.S in Engineering from the University of Pune, and M.S in technology from Georgia Tech. She was a software engineer at LinkedIn and helped in developing an open-source messaging system like Apache Kafka to process the huge influx of data. She left LinkedIn to find Confluent.
Dr. Reshma Shetty
Dr. Reshma Shetty- Reshma Shetty is the co-founder of Gingko Bio works, a biotechnology company based in Greater Boston. They use genetic engineering to produce bacteria by using data analytics and robotics to make new organisms. Coming to her journey, she joined as a graduate research trainee at MIT and co-founded Bioworks along with the help of MIT scientists and her husband Barry canton.
Shetty has received her Ph.D. in biological engineering from MIT. Also, her company helped in testing during the Pandemic. She has a net worth of $750 billion. Dr. Reshma Shetty once said that we haven’t founded Gingko for making money and other profits, we did it because we wanted to make it cheaper, easier, and faster for everyone.
Indira Nooyi– she was the CEO of PepsiCo but retired in 2018 from the position. She has become one of the world’s most powerful women in business several times. Indira was raised in India till her graduation then she studied MBA at Yale.
She completed her bachelor’s in science from Madras Christian College and post-graduation diploma from IIM Calcutta then she pursued her master’s in MBA from Yale. She has served on the boards of Amazon in 2019 and the ICC (International Cricket Council). Her net worth is $290 million. As CEO she introduced the new healthier products and eco-friendly practices.
She shared the story once that one child wasn’t allowed to drink Pepsi at all, then she told her team that if we want to be successful in light then we have to change. But to make changes is not easy especially when things are going well. Then she talked to her team about the habits of eating and drinking of her executives and asked if they wanted their homes to build full of plastic.
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