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Top 10 India tech billionaires 2019

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Azim Premji — ₹117,100 crore

Wipro chairman Azim Premji is the richest tech billionaire in India. His net worth of ₹117,100 crore is greater than the average wealth of the list of ₹5,300 crore. But, he gets ‘no thrills’ from riches and has given 30% away more than his net worth crore — ₹148,925 crore.

Shiv Nadar — ₹43,500 crore

Slide 5 of 10: Source BCCLThe founder of PayTM  Indias first homegrown mobile payments company  Vijay Shekhar Sharma is the fourth richest tech billionaire in India. More notably hes the only entrepreneur from a startup to feature in the top  of the IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List .Sharmas net worth stands at   higher than Airtels Sunnil Mittal and Mahindra Groups Anand Mahindra who are veteran Indian businessmen.
The founder and chairman of HCL, Shiv Nadar, is India’s second richest tech billionaire. Nadar received the Padma Bhushan, India’s third highest civilian award, in 2008 for his efforts in the IT industry. His contributions to philanthropy stand at ₹7,091 crore.

Roshni Nadar — ₹36,800 crore

Slide 6 of 10: Source WikimediaDivyank Turakhia the founder of Media.net is the fifth richest Indian tech billionaire. When sold Media.net to a Chinese consortium in  for  million it was the third largest adtech deal ever.Hes also one of the youngest on the list at the age of  years against the average age  years in the list.
Daughter of Shiv Nadar and CEO of HCL Enterprise, Roshni Nadar, comes in third with a net worth of ₹36,800 crore. She was also 51st on the Forbes ‘World’s Most Powerful Women’ rankings in 2017.

Jay Chaudhry — ₹36,700 crore

Slide 7 of 10: Source WikimediaKavitark Ram Shriram is one of the founding board members of Google. He has also worked with Amazon Junglee and Netscape in the past. In  Shriram started his own company  Sherpalo  which is a venture capital firm that invests in new disruptive technologies.
Founder chairman and CEO of Zscaler — a global cloudbased information security company — Jay Chaudhry is India’s fourth richest tech billionaire. Some of the other companies he has founded include CipherTrust, AirDefense, CoreHarbor and Secure IT. Founder and executive vice chairman of Info Edge, Naukri.com’s parent company, Sanjeev Bikhchandani is the 9th richest Indian tech billionaire. Info Edge was the first Indian company to go public in India domestic stock market. Earlier, other Indian dot com firms like Rediff and Sify also went public — but only in the US stock exchange Nasdaq.

Vijay Shekhar Sharma — ₹20,400 crore

Slide 8 of 10: Source BCCLRomesh T Wadwhwani is an IndianAmerican billionaire who is the founder chairman and CEO of Symphony Technology Group STG. He founded the private equity firm for software Internet and technology services companies in .STG made investments in companies like IBS MSC Software Dodge Data and Analytics Winshuttle and System C.
The founder of PayTM — India’s first homegrown mobile payments company — Vijay Shekhar Sharma is the fourth richest tech billionaire in India. More notably, he’s the only entrepreneur from a startup to feature in the top of the IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List. Sharma’s net worth stands at ₹20,400 crore — higher than Airtel’s Sunil Mittal and Mahindra Group’s Anand Mahindra, who are veteran Indian businessmen.

Divyank Turakhia — ₹13,000 crore

Slide 9 of 10: Source BCCLFounder and executive vice chairman of Info Edge Naukri.coms parent company Sanjeev Bikhchandani is the th richest Indian tech billionaire.Info Edge was the first Indian company to go public in India. Earlier other Indian dot com firms like Rediff and Sify also went public  but only in the US stock exchange Nasdaq.
Divyank Turakhia, the founder of Media.net, is the fifth richest Indian tech billionaire. When sold Media.net to a Chinese consortium in 2016 for $900 million, it was the third largest ad-tech deal ever. He’s also one of the youngest on the list at the age of 37 years against the average age — 60 years — in the list.

Kavitark Ram Shriram — ₹11,600 crore

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Kavitark Ram Shriram is one of the founding board members of Google. He has also worked with Amazon, Junglee and Netscape in the past. In 2000, Shriram started his own company — Sherpalo — which is a venture capital firm that invests in new disruptive technologies.

Romesh T Wadhwani — ₹11,600 crore

Slide 10 of 10: Source OracleThe CEO of Google Cloud and former president of product development at Oracle Thomas Kurian is the last of the top  richest Indian tech billionaires.In  Kurian was the th highestpaid man in the US according to CNN. He was also the th highest paid tech executive during the same year.
Romesh T Wadwhwani is an Indian-American billionaire who is the founder, chairman and CEO of Symphony Technology Group STG. He founded the private equity firm for software, Internet and technology services companies in 2002. STG made investments in companies like IBS MSC Software Dodge Data and Analytics Winshuttle and System C.

Sanjeev Bikhchandani — ₹10,700 crore

Thomas Kurian — ₹10,600 crore

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