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Top India-born CEOs Who Excelled with Foreign MBA

Education overseas as we know has been a practice of Indians long before independence. For instance, Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi himself studied law at University College London. Many other prominent leaders of the Great Indian Nation have likewise pursued their studies from abroad. Looking at the current scenario, we know a lot of Indian leaders who are commendable business tycoons. They have managed to not only influence the business world but also the youth. Real motivators as we can call them are sure role models to many. But one would always want to know, what is it that their role model practiced achieving the success and the familiarity. Trans Globe has an answer for you. The answer is simple. Education.  These magnate personalities pursued their education, from the world’s most renowned universities proving evergreen aegis, “There is no short cut to success”.

People like Anil Ambani, Sundar Pichai, Indra Nooyi, Raghuram Rajan, are very well known for their contribution to the world of business as they have taken it to the new horizons of success. Now the question that might arise is, where did these people pursue their studies from? Viola! We have an answer to that as well. We’re listing below a few famous CEO’s who are of Indian Origin but have pursued their studies from abroad.

Starting with Mr. Sundar Pichai, the name has been in the talk for quite a while now, has pursued his MS in Material Sciences and Engineering from Stanford University as well as an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and is now the CEO of Alphabet – Google.

Ms. Indra Nooyi is a woman of dignity, integrity, and strength who graduated from the prestigious IIM Calcutta and completed her post-graduate degree at the Ivy League – Yale University. Indra Nooyi completed her master’s degree in Public and Private Management from the Yale School of Management. She has been heading Pepsi Co. for nearly 12 years now.

Mr. Anil Ambani is one another big shot of the business world. He pursued his post-graduation – Masters in Business Administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1983. He is currently one of the richest men of India and is the chairman of the Reliance Group.

Amartya Sen is one of the most renowned names in the field of economy. He studied at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he received his BA, MA, and Ph.D. he has also won the National Bharat Ratna, and several other international awards – most prominently, the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Services.

We have one another important member in Google along with Sundar Pichai. She is Ms. Anjali Joshi. Ms. Anjali Joshi completed her Masters at Stanford University and from the State University of New York and Engineering degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. She has been the Vice President of Product Management at Google, where she leads groups focused on the software, network and computing infrastructure, translation products and internationalization/localization of Google products. She has also been an integral part of managing Google’s Fiber to Communities effort. She has over 10 years of experience in Google and is known to be an engineer who can solve any problem.

Consider these names to be the tip of the iceberg! There are many other efficient Indians who have risen and shined after pursuing their education from abroad. You can also be a future influencer. Want to know how? Reach Trans Globe. Walk-in, call or connect online. I wish you a successful life ahead!


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