30 Indian-Origin Men, Women In Forbes List Of Super Achievers

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She manages manufacturing and supply chain for DAQRI, which makes augmented reality headsets to improve safety and efficiency for industrial workers.

Featured in the social entrepreneur's category is Aditya Agarwalla, 23, Cofounder of Kisan Network, The Princeton University dropout co-founded the Kisan Network, which is an online marketplace for small-scale farmers in India.

In the sports, category is Akshay Khanna, 29, Vice President of Strategy for American football team Philadelphia 76ers.
Among the top guns in the venture capital sector is

Anarghya Vardhana, 28, who joined the firm Maveron after spending a year at Rothenberg Ventures, where she launched a virtual reality accelerator and sourced and made seed investments in a dozen startups in the virtual reality space.

Akshay Goyal, 28, is the Vice President of Starwood Capital.

The youngest vice president in Starwood's history when he was promoted at the age 26, Goyal focuses on hotel acquisitions and has helped drive over $7 billion in deals.

Recently he helped sell a portfolio of 240 US hotels to China Life for $2 billion.

In the consumer technology sector is Ajay Yadav, 29, who is the founder of Roomi, a startup app that lets users find the right roommate to live with, chat with each other, search for listings, apply for an apartment and pay rent.

New York-based Roomi has raised $7 million to date.



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Source: PTI
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