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Cyrus Pallonji Mistry, popularly known as Cyrus Mistry is the newly appointed Deputy Chairman and Chairman Designate of the Tata Group and its holding company Tata Sons. Mistry, the youngest son of Irish construction magnate, Pallonji Mistry, will be the first non-Indian to head the Tata Group. Mistry will work with current chairman, Ratan Tata for one year and take over as chairman in December 2012 when Ratan Tata retires. Cyrus Mistry will be the [...]

Bhai Mohan Singh was born at Rawalpindi on the 30th of December in the year 1917. His father Bhai Gyan Chand was a Hindu whereas his mother Sunder Dai was a Sikh. Bhai Mohan Singh began his business career during the Second World War with a construction business. After the partition of India and Pakistan he settled down in New Delhi. While in Delhi he started business as a moneylender. His cousins, Ranjit Singh and [...]

Sunil Mittal is one of the main faces behind the cellular revolution in India, Sunil Bharti Mittal is the chairman and managing director of the Bharti group, which owns India’s largest GSM-based mobile phone service. Born on June 15, 1950 in Ludhiana, Punjab, he graduated from the Punjab University and set up a small bicycle business in Ludhiana, not wanting to follow the footsteps of his father who was an M.P. In 1979, he moved [...]

Sundar Pichai or Pichai Sundararajan is the current Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Google. He is one of the few Indians to hold such an important position in the Information Technology (IT) industry. Early and Personal Life Sundar Pichai was born in 1972 to Lakshmi and Raghunath Pichai. Born in Chennai, Sundar Pichai belonged to a middle-class family. His mother used to work as a stenographer and his father was an electrical engineer. Sundar Pichai [...]

Srichand Hinduja, born as the eldest among the Hinduja brothers of the Hinduja empire is considered to be the toughest man in business. The President of Europe Hinduja and Hinduja Foundations, Srichand Hinduja has his business interests in around 50 countries of the world. Shrewd, intelligent and desperate, he is now based in UK, from where he controls the large business empire founded by his father, who has once left Sindh to move to Iran [...]

Raunaq Singh, the founder Chairman of the Apollo group, was born in the year 1922. He was one of the first entrepreneurs who came to the forefront after India’s independence. He led Indian business to great heights. He has been a great supporter of economic liberalization. Raunaq Singh founded and established the Raunaq group. He was the founder of Apollo Tyres. The companies under the Raunaq Group are Apollo Tyres Ltd, Bharat Gears Ltd, Bharat [...]

About Ratan Tata is one of the most well-known and respected Indian businessmen. He served as the Chairman of the Tata Group from 1991 till 2012 and after four years came back in the same position in October 2016 for interim term. As a Mumbai-based conglomerate, he is also a member of the prominent Tata family of Indian industrialists and philanthropists. Personal Life Ratan Tata was born on 28 December, 1937 in Mumbai. When he [...]

Setting up Satyam Computer Services Limited in the year 1987 in the city of Hyderabad in India, Ramalinga Raju Byrraju emerged on the Indian business scene as the pioneer of Information Technology industry. He had started this company in collaboration with DVS Raju, his brother-in-law. About Ramalinga Raju and His Life before Satyam Scam On 16th September 1954 in the small town of Bhimavaram in Hyderabad, Ramalinga was born to Satyanarayan Raju, after whom the [...]

Rahul Bajaj is the Chairman and Managing Director of the Bajaj group, which has been named amongst India’s top ten business groups. He is one of India’s renowned industrialists and is internationally respected for his business expertise and entrepreneurial character. He comes from the family of Jaman Lal Bajaj. Rahul is the grandson of Jaman Lal Bajaj, who founded the Bajaj Group. Shishir Bajaj is the brother of Rahul Bajaj. He has two sons, Rajiv [...]

Nandan Nilekani, the co-founder, MD, President and presently the CEO of Infosys Technologies Ltd, was the youngest Indian software entrepreneur to be a part of the 20 global leaders of the esteemed World Economic Forum Foundation Board in 2006. Born to Mohan Rao Nilekani and Durga Nilekani in Bangalore> in 1955, Nandan Nilekani completed his schooling from Bishop Cotton Boys School, Bangalore and graduated in electrical engineering in 1978 from the Indian Institute of Technology, [...]