Five Indian-Americans affection in Forbes account of 'America’s Richest Self-Made Women'
Five Indian-American women -- Jayshree Ullal, Indra Nooyi, Neerja Sethi, Neha Narkhede, Reshma Shetty -- accept been featured in the Forbes account of 'America’s Richest Self-Made Women'.
(From L-R) Indra Nooyi, Reshma Shetty, Jayshree Ullal, Neha Narkhede and Neerja Sethi.(Image credits: Wikipedia Commons/Facebook/Twitter/ginkgobioworks.com)
Five Indian-American women accept been featured in the Forbes account of 'America’s Richest Self-Made Women' which was appear on August 5.
This year, fifteen newcomers accept been featured on the
, including PepsiCo’s above armchair and CEO Indra Nooyi. Added Indian-Americans on the account accommodate Jayshree Ullal, president, and CEO of Arista Networks; Neerja Sethi, co-founder, Syntel; Neha Narkhede, co-founder and above arch technology administrator of Confluent; and Reshma Shetty, co-founder of Gingko Bioworks.
London-born Jayshree Ullal, 60, active Arista Networks, a computer networking firm, back 2008. Ullal, who was aloft in India, has a net account of $1.7 bn and stands 16th on the Forbes affluent list. According to Forbes, she owns about bristles per cent of Arista’s stock, some of which is appropriate for her two children, niece, and nephew.
Jayshree Ullal abutting the lath of admiral of Snowflake, a billow accretion aggregation that went accessible in September 2020. Ullal advised electrical engineering at San Francisco State University and engineering administration at Santa Clara University.
Neerja Sethi stands at 26th abode in the Forbes affluent account with net account of $1 bn. Sethi, 60, co-founded the IT consulting and outsourcing close Syntel with her bedmate Bharat Desai in 1980 in their accommodation in Troy, Michigan. French IT close Atos SE bought Syntel for $3.4 billion in October 2018, of which Sethi got an estimated $510 actor for her stake.
Neha Narkhede, who grew up in Pune, stands at 29th abode in the Forbes affluent account with net account of $925 mn. Narkhede is co-founder and above arch technology administrator of billow aggregation Confluent. As a LinkedIn software engineer, she helped advance the open-source messaging arrangement Apache Kafka to handle the networking site’s huge arrival of data.
In 2014, Neha Narkhede and two LinkedIn colleagues larboard to begin Confluent, which helps organisations action ample amounts of abstracts on Apache Kafka. The aggregation went accessible in June 2021 at a $9.1 bn valuation, of which Narkhede and her ancestors own about 8 per cent, according to Forbes.
Neha Narkhede advised Computer Science at Georgia Tech.
Reshma Shetty stands at 39th position in the Forbes affluent account with net account of $750 mn. Shetty, 41, co-founded Gingko Bioworks, a constructed biotechnology company, in 2009 with four others, including her bedmate Barry Canton.
Reshma Shetty accustomed a PhD in biological engineering at MIT, area she met Ginkgo Bioworks’ added co-founders. The company, called afterwards a dinosaur-era tree, uses abstracts analytics and robotics to acceleration up the action of advertent and authoritative new organisms. It is slated to go accessible in a $17.5 billion SPAC deal, according to Forbes.
India-born Indra Nooyi stands at 91st position in the Forbes affluent account with net account of $290 mn. She served as CEO and armchair of PepsiCo for 12 years afore dispatch bottomward as CEO in 2018 and armchair in 2019. Her affluence stems from banal she was accepted while alive there.
During her tenure, Indra Nooyi baffled a bid to breach up the company, about angled sales to $65 billion and alien convalescent articles and environmentally affable practices, according to Forbes. She abutting Amazon’s lath in 2019.
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