TECHTONIC SHIFT

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Be­cause he is an IT pi­o­neer and HCL Tech­nolo­gies, with a rev­enue of $8.6 bil­lion, is In­dia’s third­largest soft­ware ser­vices com­pany. Nadar was No. 82 on the 2019 Forbes Bil­lion­aires list; net worth: $14.4 bn

Be­cause he is one of In­dia’s top phi­lan­thropists, do­nat­ing $662 mil­lion to the Shiv Nadar Foun­da­tion, which works on pro­vid­ing qual­ity ed­u­ca­tion to the needy

Be­cause he hasn’t for­got­ten his roots, do­nat­ing Rs 15 crore to the cor­po­ra­tion school he stud­ied in

THE REIN­VEN­TION When the US stock mar­kets tanked in early 2001, HCL was in a fix as 76 per cent of its rev­enues came from there. The com­pany had to com­pletely rein­vent it­self

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