Saturday, June 04, 2016

Neerja Sethi and Jayshree Ullal  two India-born women have featured on the Forbes' annual list of America's 60 wealthiest and most successful self-made (someone who acquires their wealth/success on their own and do not inherit or win it ) women entrepreneurs who have "crashed ceilings through invention and innovation".
Neerja Sethi , who co-founded IT consulting and outsourcing firm Syntel with her husband Bharat Desai, is ranked 16th on 'America's Richest Self-made Women' list
Jayshree Ullal (55) , president and CEO of Arista Networks  is ranked 30th.
The 60 women, who are worth a combined $53 billion, have created some of the nation's best known brands such as Gap and Spanx, while a number of them have also helped build some of the most successful companies in tech, including Facebook, eBay and Google.
Neerja  Sethi (61) has a net worth of $1.1 billion. Her company employs more than 25,000 people and boasts a recent market cap of $3.6 billion.She is currently the vice-president of corporate affairs, a role she has had since the company’s inception. She also sits on the board of directors alongside her husband, who remains the chairman.
Born in London, raised in New Delhi, Ullal has a net worth of $470 million. She became president and CEO of Arista Networks in 2008, when it had no revenues and fewer than 50 employees. The company reported $838 million in revenue in 2015, after going public in June 2014.
Arista co-founder David Cheriton, “She took slightly more than an engineering team doing some good technology, and turned it into the thriving network switch company it is today.”

We are proud of you both – Indian Origin selfmade women tycoons


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