Two Indian American Women among America’s Richest Entrepreneurs on Forbes 2017 List


Among the richest self-made women in America on the Forbes 2017 list are Jayshree Ullal, CEO of Arista Networks and Neerja Sethi, vice president of Syntel. They are ranked 21st and 24th on the list respectively.

Indian-American women dominate the civil service position to philanthropy and entrepreneurship. Their accomplishments make success stories worth reading and sharing. Kamala Harris, Pramila Jayapal and Seema Verma have made their way to some important position in the Trump administration, two American Indian women entrepreneurs recently made the Forbes 2017 list of America’s richest self-made women.
Jayshree Ullal, president and CEO of cloud networking company Arista Networks has made $ 840 million in assets in the technology industry. Born in London and raised in New Delhi, Jayshree Ullal graduated in Electrical Engineering from the University of San Francisco State and has a Master’s degree in Engineering Management from the University of Santa Clara. A “Ernst and Young US Entrepreneur of the Year” in 2015, she is with Arista Networks in 2008. The computer network achieved a turnover of $ 1.1 billion in the 2016th Forbes Magazine stated previously As “one of the top five most influential people in the network industry. ”

Another American American entrepreneur on the Forbes 2017 list of the richest auto-women Neerja Sethi of America has a net worth of $ 750 million. Based in Florida, she is co-founder and director of Syntel Inc., a renowned IT consulting and outsourcing company. Neerja Sethi and her husband Bharat Desai founded Syntel with an initial investment of $ 2,000 in 1980 at his residence in Troy, Michigan. At present Syntel employs approximately 23,000 people, 80% of whom are in India worldwide.

Jayshree Ullal and Neerja Sethi are the only Indian Entrepreneur of America among the 60 women on Forbes 2017 list, including Mogul Oprah Winfrey television. They made their fortune in America, and $ 61.5 billion is their collective net worth. Both Jayshree Ullal and Neerja Sethi are also exemplary emblems of entrepreneurial innovation in technology.