Friday, June 21, 2024

Pune’s Neha Narkhede: Youngest Self-Made Woman Entrepreneur Builds ₹75k Cr Company

It is said, “The destination is reached only by those who have life in their dreams, nothing happens with wings, courage takes flight”. Such are the lofty spirits of Neha Narkhede, who became a successful entrepreneur at a very young age.

You must have seen or felt that in the last few years, Indian people have been appointed to key positions in many big multinational companies. In such a situation, if an Indian gets any honor on foreign soil, then it is a matter of pride for India. One such Indian-origin business woman is Neha Narkhede from Pune, Maharashtra, who went to study in America.

Neha established a company in America and at present the value of that company has been 75 thousand crores. Not only this, Forbes has included her in the list of Self Made Rich Women of America. Know the inspirational story of Neha Narkhede –

Born: 1985 Pune, Maharashtra
Education: BE (CS) from Savitri Bai Phule University
Master in Computer Science from Georgia Institute of Technology
Company: Confluent (2014)

Who is Neha Narkhede

Neha Narkhede was born in 1985 in Pune, Maharashtra. When Neha was 8 years old, her parents got her a computer. Since then Neha had decided that she has to make her career in this field. Neha did her schooling in Pune only and did engineering in computer science from Savitribai Phule University, Pune. After that, Neha went to America for further studies and got a master’s degree in Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology there.

Worked in reputed companies.

Neha Narkhede started her career as a Technical Staff in Oracle in February 2008 after doing her master’s in the US. She stayed with the company till 2010, after which she joined the professional social media platform LinkedIn. Neha joined the company in February 2010 as a Computer Engineer.

Looking at Neha’s work within a year, she was promoted to the post of Senior Software Engineer. After some time he was promoted again as Principal Software Engineer.

This is how the company started.

In 2014, Neha Narkhede quit her job at LinkedIn and co-founded Confluent with two of her colleagues. His company helps different companies in processing data. Neha was the Chief Technology and Product Officer of Confluent for 5 years. Presently Neha is the board member of this company. In 2021, Neha started a company named Oscillar, today Neha is the CEO of this company.

The market value of the company Confluent started by Neha is Rs 75 thousand crores today, while Neha’s net worth is Rs 42 thousand crores. This is the reason that Forbes has included Neha in the list of self-made rich women of America. Her father used to bring books of Indira Nooyi, Kiran Bedi to Neha since childhood.

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