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Successful Indians who studied abroad

Education enhances one’s ability to think analytically and comprehend in a better fashion. It brings out the leadership qualities among people and helps them think beyond what’s generic. These traits are precisely what one needs to learn about the gigantic multinational corporations that define today’s international economies. Today, we will talk about those Indians who studied in some of the premier global higher education institutions in the world and made it to the top managerial positions in some of the biggest companies that exist today. With this information, we hope that students will be able to understand how studying abroad helps students in bringing out the best among themselves. So, here we begin with our list.

Satya Nadella

This tech idol completed his M.S. in computer science from the University of Wisconsin & MBA from the University of Chicago. He is the current CEO of Microsoft and acts as yet another example of how international education helps you achieve your highest potential.

Sundar Pichai

Well, who isn’t familiar with this inspiration for thousands of students not just in India but across the world. This incumbent CEO of Google is an alumnus of the prestigious Stanford University and the University of Pennsylvania. He is now leading one of the biggest tech giants that ever existed, and under his leadership, Google is changing and impacting the lives of billions of people.

Indra Nooyi

Widely touted as one of the most influential women leaders globally, this former CEO of PepsiCo and the current Board Member of ICC and Amazon completed her higher education at the Yale School of Management. After completing her undergraduation, she realized the importance of acquiring quality traits from one of the best Business Schools in the world and went forward to earn a Master’s degree in Public and Private Management from the Yale School of Management. She then became one of the best leaders that the world had ever witnessed.

Shantanu Narayen

This alumnus of the University of California, Berkeley currently adorns the designation of CEO of the MNC, Adobe Inc. Shantanu Narayan is an inspiration for many. He is a tech genius who allowed the best traits in him to emerge when he studied at one of the most prestigious universities in the world.

Kunal Bahl

This young entrepreneur and founder of Snapdeal did his higher education at the University of Pennsylvania. After studying abroad, he became skilled enough to start his own company and take the Indian e-commerce industry to unprecedented heights. This shows that studying abroad equips you with the necessary tools to run businesses and create them. Thus, studying abroad helps you acquire the necessary skillset and tools that can help you make a successful career in any direction that excites and fascinates you.

Not only CEOs but several other Indians have acquired their degrees from abroad. A great example of such people is Raghuram Rajan. He was the governor of RBI. He did his Ph.D. from MIT. He also acted as the Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund. He is also known as a pioneer of quality education and a professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is an inspiration for many budding economists who admire him and the policies he implemented during his tenure, which helped India prosper.

One common thing that you guys must have noted is that all these people of great eminence did their higher studies at foreign universities; rather they went to the elitist universities that exist in the world. Stanford, Harvard, MIT, and Oxford are just a few. To help aspiring students make it into these universities, Ikounselor has developed our all-new vertical- Ikounselor Premium. This has been created specifically with the object of helping ambitious and dedicated students reach their highest goals by making it into the best universities in the world. We have brought together the best international teachers from around the globe that would help you in your exam preparations. Our dedicated writers would draft the best SOP for you, and our team would leave no stone unturned to assist you secure admission and get a scholarship for your higher studies. And guess what? We are also offering free counseling sessions.

No goal is too high with the proper guidance. Securing admission into the most prestigious universities in the world may seem like a gigantic task, but students must remember that it is only students like them who are ultimately studying there and building the career of their dreams. Once students start working, things become easier, and we become better. All that is needed sometimes is correct guidance. So get ready to achieve your dreams with us. To know more about Ikounselor premium and to book your free live counseling session, call +91 7509362222 now or visit

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