Our desire to study abroad is often fired by the fact that a lot of successful people who inspire us have completed their higher education from the best universities abroad. Come to think of it, there are many successful Indians who have studied from the best universities in the USA. Here is a list some famous people (CEOs of fortune 500 companies, actors and politicians), their educational qualifications and their alma mater in the US:
Famous Indians who have studied in the USA
Anil Ambani: Chairman of the Reliance ADA Group, Anil Ambani has an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.
Ratan Tata: The Chairman of Tata Ggroup, he has a B.S in architecture with structural engineering from Cornell University and completed the Advanced Management Program from Harvard Business School.
Roshni Nadar: She’s the Executive Director & CEO of HCL Corporation and has studied Communication (Rradio/ TV/ Film) from the Northwestern University and MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.
Naina Lal Kidwai: The Group General Manager and Country Head of HSBC India, not only is she a Harvard Business School graduate but has the distinction of being the first Indian woman to do so!
Ranbir Kapoor: Current Bollywood heart-throb and a fine actor, Ranbir Kapoor has studied film-making from the School of Visual Arts, New York and acting from the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, New York.
Shashi Tharoor: Former HRD minister & External Affairs minister, former diplomat, acclaimed author and currently an MP from Kerala, Shashi Tharoor has the distinction of having earned his Ph.D at the age of 22! He obtained his M.A and MALD from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, Massachusetts, U.S.