The myriad engineering institutions spread across the country are not only the best engineering institutes of the country but also coveted institutes of learning which produce leaders of world class quality.
This Engineer’s Day, we are proud to present a list of these engineers who have made the country proud:
1. Sundar Pichai
Pichai hardly needs an introduction. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of one of the world’s largest tech companies, Google, Pichai is an IIT Kharagpur product. Born in Chennai, he has a Bachelor’s degree in Metallurgical Engineering from IIT Kharagpur and later went to Stanford University for MS and Wharton School of Pennsylvania University for MBA.
2. N R Narayan Murthy
One of India’s most successful IT businessmen, Murthy is the founder of software company Infosys, a multi-national software company which enjoys a global repute. He graduated from University of Mysore in the electrical engineering stream and completed his M.Tech from IIT Kanpur.
3. Satya Nadella
The current CEO of Microsoft, Nadella hails from Hyderabad. He graduated from the Manipal Institute of Technology in 1988. He later went on to complete MS Computer Science from Wisconsin University and an MBA from Chicago University.
4. Sachin and Binny Bansal
Sachin and Binny, the founders of e-commerce giant Flipkart, both are IIT Delhi pass-outs. Sachin was working with Amazon.in while Binny was employed with Sarnoff Corporation. They both quit their jobs in 2007 and co-founded the online shopping portal which brought about a revolution in e-commerce in India. The two hail from Chandigarh.
5. Vinod Khosla
The co-founder of Sun Microsystems, Khosla is an IIT Delhi product. He founded Khosla Ventures in 2004, which is a venture capital firm handling about one billion dollars worth of investment capital. He honed his business acumen with an MBA from Stanford University.
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