10 Famous Indians in Silicon Valley
By SiliconIndia | Monday, 10 December 2012, 03:48 Hrs
Bangalore: Indians have played a prominent role in developing Silicon Valley as the leading hub for high-tech innovation and development. Their successful contributions in diverse fields have helped them to establish themselves in Silicon Valley quite effortlessly. Here is a list of some noteworthy Indian Americans in Silicon Valley-
Khosla is a business enterprise entrepreneur and influential personality in Silicon Valley who was recently included in the Forbes’ list of Indian-American Billionaires, with a net worth $1.3 billion.
Khosla, who was one among the co-founders of Sun Microsystems worked as its first CEO and Chairman and later on he got into a venture capital firm, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers as a general partner. He came up with his own firm Khosla Ventures in the year 2004 and is currently heading it.
According to Forbes, he is a rare Silicon Valley venture capitalist who has the potential to produce profits from a clean tech portfolio.
Khosla holds a degree in electrical engineering from IIT Delhi, Masters in Biomedical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.
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