Artifact Details

Title

Malhotra, Arjun oral history

Catalog Number

102740454

Type

Moving image

Date

2018-11-15

Participants

Fairbairn, Douglas, Interviewer
Kapoor, Uday, Interviewer
Malhotra, Arjun, Interviewee

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Mountain View, CA

Duration

01:52:27

Format

MOV

Description

Arjun Malhotra was born in Calcutta, India in 1949. He studied at the prestigious Doon School and graduated from IIT Kharagpur with a B.Tech. (Hons.) in Electronics & Electrical Communication Engineering and received the Dr. B.C. Roy Gold Medal. Mr. Malhotra has a long string of entrepreneurial successes. He co-founded the HCL group in 1975, taking it from a six-person 'garage operation' to one of India's largest IT corporations. As the first leading Indian entrepreneur to relocate to USA, Mr. Malhotra took over HCL's U.S. operation in 1989 and grew it to nearly $100 million in annual revenues. Besides expanding HCL's footprint internationally he had many IT successes such as Techspan and Headstrong where he served as chairman of the Board. He has served on many Boards and was awarded the Albert Einstein Technology Medal for 2001. The Institution of Engineers (India) has named Mr. Malhotra an Eminent Engineering Personality. He currently serves as an Advisor in a number of start-ups in the Education and Healthcare domains.

Category

Oral history

Collection Title

CHM Oral History Collection

Credit

Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X8840.2019
 

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