Academic qualifications of india's top business leaders
Taken from http://in.finance.yahoo.com/photos/revealed-academic-degrees-of-india-s-top-business-leaders-slideshow/Academic qualifications of Indias top business leadersIf you thought all of India’s business leaders were born with a silver spoon in their mouth, you are wrong. Even thosewho were heirs to established business empire, made it a point to equip themselves academically to tackle thechallenges posed by the winds of change and uncertain future.Ratan Tata completed his B.S. in architecture with structural engineering from Cornell University in 1962, and theAdvanced Management Program from Harvard Business School in 1975. (Photo by Brian Harkin/Getty Images)Mukesh Ambani completed his graduation with a bachelor`s degree in chemical engineering from the UDCT, nowInstitute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai. He later enrolled for an MBA from Stanford University but completed onlyone year of the two year programme, to help out his legendary father in business. (Photo by Larry Busacca/GettyImages for TIME)
Deepak Parekh is the Chairman of Housing Development Finance Corporation. A Chartered Accountant, Parekhbegan his career with Ernst & Young Management Consultancy Services in New York. After returning to India, he
worked with Grindlays Bank and also Chase Manhattan Bank as its assistant representative for South Asia. Parekhjoined HDFC in 1978. (AFP PHOTO / Noah SEELAM)Kumar Mangalam Birla is the Chairman of the Aditya Birla Group. A chartered accountant by qualification, he also hasan MBA from the London Business School. (Image: AFP)
Anand Mahindra is the Chairman and Managing Director of one of India’s largest enterprise, Mahindra & Mahindra.He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1977 (he studied filmmaking atHarvard), and completed his MBA from Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts in 1981. (Photo byJonathan Leibson/Getty Images)
Telecom tycoon Sunil Bharti Mittal is the founder, chairman and Group CEO of Bharti Enterprises. He started hiscareer at 18 after graduating from Panjab University in 1976 and founded Bharti. He is also an alumnus of HarvardBusiness School, USA. (AFP PHOTO/ SAJJAD HUSSAIN)
Anil Dhirubani Ambani group head Anil Ambani completed his Bachelors degree from University of Bombay (as it wasknown then), followed by Master of Business Administration degree from University of Pennsylvania Wharton School.(AFP PHOTO/Punit PARANJPE)
N. R. Narayana Murthy, Chairman Emeritus of Infosys earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from theUniversity of Mysore in 1967 and a master’s degree in technology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, in1969.
Azim H Premji, Chairman, Wipro holds an electrical engineering degree from Stanford University, USA. (AFP PHOTO/STR)
Venu Srinivasan is the Chairman and Managing Director of Sundaram Clayton Ltd and TVS Motor Company. Aftergraduating as an engineer from the University of Madras, he completed a Masters Degree in Management fromPurdue University in the USA.
Shiv Nadar is the founder and chairman of HCL and the Shiv Nadar Foundation. He received a pre-University degreein The American College, Madurai and degree in Electrical And Electronics Engineering from PSG College ofTechnology, Coimbatore. (Images: AFP)Bajaj Auto MD Rajiv Bajaj graduated first in class, with distinction, in Mechanical Engineering from the University ofPune in 1988, and then completed his masters in Manufacturing Systems Engineering, with distinction, from theUniversity of Warwick in 1990. (AFP PHOTO) (AFP PHOTO/Indranil MUKHERJEE)
Manoj Gaur, CEO & MD of Jaiprakash Associates Limited holds a Civil Engineering degree. Sameer Gaur, MD andCEO at Jaypee Sports International Limited completed his Masters in Business Management from the UK. (AFPphoto)
Media Baron Kaladnidhi Maran has an MBA from the University of Scranton, US. (AFP PHOTO/MOHD RASFAN)
Sajjan Jindal, Chairman, Managing Director of JSW Steel, holds B.E in Mechanical Engineering from M S RamaiahInstitute of Technology which was then under Bangalore University.
Raghav Bahl is the Controlling Shareholder and Managing Director of Network 18. An Economics graduate from St.Stephens College, he has done his MBA from the University of Delhi. (Photo by Solaris Images/Getty Images)UB Group chairman Vijay Mallya studied at St. Xaviers College, Kolkata, and graduated with a Bachelors ofCommerce degree. While in college, he was interning in his family businesses. After he graduated, he also interned atthe American part of Hoechst in the United States. (Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Getty Images for F1 Rocksin India with Vladivar)
Kushal Pal Singh Teotia is the chairman and CEO of DLF Limited. After graduating in science from Meerut College,Uttar Pradesh, he pursued Aeronautical Engineering in UK.
Narayanaswami Srinivasan is the Managing-Director of the India Cements Limited. He holds a B.Sc. (Tech) fromMadras University, a M.Sc. from the University of Chicago and completed his post-graduation in ChemicalEngineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology. (Photo by Ritam Banerjee/Getty Images)
Malvinder Mohan Singh is the former Chairman and CEO of Ranbaxy Laboratories. He received his MBA from DukeUniversitys Fuqua School of Business.Brother Shivinder Mohan Singh holds an Honours Graduate in Mathematics.He also received his MBA from Duke Universitys Fuqua School of Business. (AFP Photo)Pawan Munjal, the Managing Director and CEO of Hero MotoCorp Ltd is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering.(Photo: AFP)
Rahul Bhatia, Group Managing Director and Director, InterGlobe Enterprises Limited (IndiGo airlines) holds a degreein electrical engineering from University of Waterloo, Canada.Grandhi Mallikarjuna Rao is the Founder Chairman of GMR Group, a global infrastructure developer and operatorbased in India. He is a mechanical engineer by qualification. (AFP PHOTO/Prakash SINGH)
Uday Kotak, is the Executive Vice-Chairman and Managing Director of Kotak Mahindra Group. He is an alumnus ofJamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies. (AFP Images)
Chanda Kochhar is currently the Managing Director (MD) of ICICI Bank and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Aftergraduating, she pursued Cost Accountancy ICWAI and also acquired the Masters Degree in Management Studiesfrom Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai.
Vinita Bali is presently the Managing Director of Britannia Industries Limited. She received her Bachelors Degree inEconomics from LSR at the University of Delhi and her MBA at the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies atBombay University. She pursued postgraduate studies in Business and Economics at Michigan State University.
Kalpana Morparia is Chief Executive Officer of J.P. Morgan, India. She is graduate in law from Bombay University andcompleted her Bachelor of Science from Sophia College, Mumbai.Kiran Majumdar Shaw is the Chairman & Managing Director of Biocon Limited a biotechnology company based inBangalore. She completed her BSc Zoology Honours course from Mount Carmel College, Bangalore University andlater did her post-graduation in Malting and Brewing from Ballarat College, Melbourne University.
Mallika Srinivasan, the Chairman and CEO of TAFE did her in MA (econometrics) from Madras University. Shecompleted her MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Naina Lal Kidwai is the Group General Manager and Country Head of HSBC India.She is a chartered accountant byprofession, later earned a Bachelors degree in Economics from University of Delhi and an MBA from HarvardBusiness School. She was the first Indian woman to graduate from Harvard Business School.Neelam Dhawan is the Managing Director of Hewlett-Packard India. She holds a bachelors degree in Economics fromSt.Stephens College, New Delhi, and a Masters in Business Administration from the Faculty of Management Studies,Delhi University.
Dr. Preetha Reddy is the Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited. Dr. Preetha Reddy holds a B.Scfrom Stella Maris College Chennai, and a Masters in Public Administration from Madras University.
Roopa Kudva is Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of CRISIL and she is also Region Head, South Asia,Standard & Poors. She is a graduate in Statistics and a post-graduate in management from IIM, Ahmedabad.Sulajja Firodia Motwani, an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University, USA, Sulajja started her career at BARRAinternational, a leading investment analytic firm in California. She worked there for four years before joining Kinetic.She is now the Joint Managing Director of Kinetic Engineering Ltd and Director, Kinetic Motors.
Swati Piramal who followed up her MBBS with a Masters in Public Health from Harvard University, is now Director,Strategic Alliances and Communications, Piramal Healthcare.