OCCUPATION: CEO and Founder of Infosys Technologies
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PRO: Brought us the thriving IT services firm that has become synonymous in the West with outsourcing. Raised in Bangalore, he's opened up a world of possibilities to ambitious youth all over India.
CON: Infosys must move up the value chain to compete with big boys like Accenture and IBM, offering not just routine technology and back office services, but high-end research and strategic support.
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