Nandan M. Nilekani, Exec Co-Chairman, Infosys Technologies
Nandan M. Nilekani
Over 30 years this Indian software engineer has helped pioneer outsourcing from the West. The company he co-founded now receives one and a half million job applications each year. By building Infosys he has contributed to a transformation of India's reputation, stoked controversy and built a personal fortune worth in excess of one billion US dollars.