List of India's Top 13 Tech Billionaires

List of India’s Top 13 Tech Billionaires

Daniel Abbott
by Daniel Abbott — 4 months ago in Top 10 4 min. read
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The year 2020 was among the hardest for companies throughout the planet, and it has been no different in India.

However, regardless of the spoil pandemic as well as the consequent headwinds, IIFL Gamble Hurun India Rich Listers’ riches saw an increase.

The prosperity of the super wealthy among the list grew nearly twice as fast as the internet market capitalization expansion of all of the businesses listed on BSE.

The India Rich List 2020 watched the accession of 161 fresh faces. Since the year 2021 starts, we have a peek at the very top 13 richest tech billionaires on the record. Keep Reading to learn their names.

List of India’s Top 13 Tech Billionaires

1. Shiv Nadar, founder – HCL Enterprise

Shiv Nadar - List of India's Top 13 Tech Billionaires

HCL founder Shiv Nadar tops the list with a net wealth of Rs 1,41,700 crore.

Today, he chairs HCL Technologies, a $9.9 billion (revenue) company, which is India’s third-largest software services provider by market cap

2. Azim Premji, founder chairman -Wipro

Azim Premji - List of India's Top 13 Tech Billionaires

Azim Premji No. 2 on the list is Wipro founder chairman Azim Premji. Azim Premji net wealth as per the report is Rs 1,14,400 crore.

3. Sunil Mittal, founder and chairman Bharti Enterprises

Sunil Mittal - List of India's Top 13 Tech Billionaires

Sunil Mittal No. 4 is Bharti Enterprises’ founder and chairman Sunil Mittal with a network of Rs 25,500 crore.

Telecom tycoon Sunil Mittal’s Bharti Airtel is among India’s largest mobile phone operators with more than 423 million customers

4. Vijay Shekhar Sharma, founder and CEO – Paytm

Vijay Shekhar Sharma - List of India's Top 13 Tech Billionaires

Vijay Shekhar a net wealth is Rs 23,000 crore, Paytm CEO and founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma ranks at No. 5 on the list. Vijay Shekhar wealth increased by 13% in 2020 as compared to 2019, as per Hurun report.

5. Byju Raveendran, founder – Byju’s

Byju Raveendran - List of India's Top 13 Tech Billionaires

Byju Raveendran No. 5 is Byju Raveendran. Byju Raveendran wealth witnessed 113% rise in 2020 as compared to 2019, his total wealth as per the report is Rs 20,400 crore.

6. S Gopalkrishnan, former Infosys CEO

S Gopalkrishnan - List of India's Top 13 Tech Billionaires

S Gopalkrishnan is one of the co-founders of Infosys. According to the India Infoline Wealth and The Hurun Institute report, his total wealth stands at Rs 18,100 crore.

7. NR Narayana Murthy, Infosys co-founder

NR Narayana Murthy - List of India's Top 13 Tech Billionaires

Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy’s net wealth is Rs 16,400 crore.

8. Divyank Turakhia, founder – Media.Net

Divyank Turakhia - List of India's Top 13 Tech Billionaires

Divyank Turakhia is the founder of global advertising company Media.Net, his net wealth as per the report is Rs 14,000 crore.

9. Amod Malviya, co-founder – Udaan

Amod Malviya - List of India's Top 13 Tech Billionaires

Amod Malviya is one of the co-founders of Udaan, the Bangalore-based B2B e-commerce platform. His net wealth increased by 274% to Rs 13,000 crore in 2020.

10. Sujeet Kumar, co-founder – Udaan

Sujeet Kumar - List of India's Top 13 Tech Billionaires

Sujeet Kumar too is co-founder Udaan. His net wealth, as per the Hurun Institute list is Rs 13,000 crore.

11. Vaibhav Gupta, Co-founder – Udaan

Vaibhav Gupta 1 1 - List of India's Top 13 Tech Billionaires

Another co-founder of Udaan, Vaibhav Gupta’s net wealth in 2020 stands at Rs 13,000 crore.

12. Nandan Nilekani, non-executive chairman – Infosys

Nandan Nilekani - List of India's Top 13 Tech Billionaires

Nandan Nilekani is one of the co-founders and non-executive chairman of Infosys. His total wealth stands at Rs 12,000 crore.

13. Radha Vembu, product manager – Zoho

Radha Vembu - List of India's Top 13 Tech Billionaires

Zoho’s owner Radha Vembu is next on the list with a total wealth of Rs 12,000 crore. The Chennai-based company is among the top five business e-mail providers globally.

Conclusion

Despite many businesses taking a hit as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, 13 technology executives cracked the top 100 of the wealthiest individuals on the planet since 2020.

Billionaires are not resistant to the COVID-19 pandemic, a health catastrophe that spanned the world in 2020 and resigned gains across several businesses. In reality, Forbes explained this year it rated 58 fewer billionaires and of course people who stayed, 51 percent of the wealthiest individuals are less wealthy than they were a year ago.

Daniel Abbott

Daniel Abbott is editor in chief & research analyst at The Next Tech. He is deeply interested in the moral ramifications of new technologies and believes in leveraging the data scientist, research and content enhancement to help build a better world for everyone.

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