Shiv Nadar is an Indian billionaire industrialist and philanthropist

Shiv Nadar is born 14 July 1945 

He is the founder and chairman emeritus of HCL Technologies and the Shiv Nadar Foundation 

Nadar founded HCL in the mid-1970s and transformed the IT hardware company into an IT enterprise over the next three decades 

In 2008, Nadar was awarded Padma Bhushan for his efforts in the IT industry 

since the mid-1990s he has focused his efforts on developing the educational system of India through the Shiv Nadar Foundation 

According to Forbes, he is the 3rd richest person in India 

the 40th richest person in the world with an estimated net worth of US$35 billion as of December 2023 

Nadar received a pre-university degree in the American College, Madurai 

a degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore