Most Admired Indian Serial Entrepreneurs
Bharat DesaiAn Indian American Bharat Desai founded Syntel in 1980 with his wife Neerja Sethi. He was named Entrepreneur of the Year 2009 by the University of Michigan's Stephen M. Ross School of Business and won the IIT Alumnus of the Year award from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. Desai is a Board Member of several educational institutions, including the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, Students in Free Enterprise and the Stephen M. Ross of Business. He and his wife were ranked 252 in the 2010 Forbes 400 list, with an estimated net worth of $1.6 billion.