New Delhi: Akash Ambani, son of Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani and head of India’s greatest telecom company Jio, has been named in the Time100 Subsequent — the mag’s list of worldwide’s emerging stars. He is the only Indian on the list.
“The scion of Indian industrialist royalty, Akash Ambani was always expected to rise in business. But he has been putting in hard work,” Time mentioned about him.
Born on 23 October, 1991, Akash Ambani is the eldest son of Mukesh Ambani and Nita Ambani. He did his education at the Dhirubhai Ambani World Faculty after which graduated from Brown College with a significant in economics. He is married to Shloka Mehta, the daughter of a Mumbai-based diamond dealer and jeweller, and the couple have a son, Prithvi.
Akash Ambani, 30, was once promoted in June to the chairman of Jio, India’s greatest telecom corporate, with over 426 million subscribers, after being passed a board seat at simply 22. “He’s since played a key role landing multibillion-dollar investments from Google and Facebook,” TIME mentioned.
The list highlights 100 emerging leaders who’re shaping the long term of commercial, leisure, sports activities, politics, well being, science and activism, Time mentioned.
Indian-born American industry chief, Amrapali Gan, is additionally added to the list.
Amrapali Gan was once appointed as CEO of OnlyFans, a content material creators’ web site, used basically through intercourse staff who produce pornography, which she joined in September 2020 as leader advertising and marketing and communications officer. “Under her leadership, OnlyFans launched a safety and transparency centre, and the platform’s popularity has continued to boom,” Time mentioned.
Amongst others featured in the list are American singer SZA, actress Sydney Sweeney, basketball participant Ja Morant, Spanish tennis participant Carlos Alcaraz, actor and tv persona Keke Palmer, and surroundings activist Farwiza Farhan.
(With inputs from PTI)