Neha Narkid, an American Indian entrepreneur, has made it to the Hurun India Rich List 2022 list of the country’s youngest self-made businesswomen. Neha, born in Pune, is the co-founder of Confluent, a data flow technology company based in California (USA).
1,103 people from 122 cities were included in the 11th edition of the IIFL Wealth Hurun Rich List this year, an increase of 96 from 2021. Neha ranks eighth among the 10 richest Indian women in the Hurun Rich List with a net worth of Rs 13,380. Crores.
Born and raised in Pune, Neha Narkhidi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from SCTR’S Pune’s Pune Institute of Computer Technology (PICT). To pursue a master’s degree in Computer Science, she joined Georgia Tech in 2006. After graduation, she joined Oracle where she worked until 2010.
Neha joined LinkedIn as a software engineer in February 2010 and within two years she has been wearing different hats in the professional social media platform. She left Linkedin with a colleague in September 2014 to build Confluent, a multi-billion dollar technology company. She was the chief technology officer of the tech giant until January 2020.
Neha is also ranked 55th in Forbes’ US 2022 list of self-made women. In 2018, she was named the World’s 50 Best Women in Technology and also America’s 50 Best Women in Technology. Neha is also the winner of the 2022 Technology Entrepreneurship Abie.
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