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Immigrant Entrepreneur Hall of Fame: Information Technology

 

Information technology has revolutionized the way business is done around the world. Just as immigrants were an important part of the industrial revolution, they have been crucial to the rise of information technology.

Here we have profiled 21 immigrant entrepreneurs who have had a significant impact on information technology.

 

Andreas (Andy) von Bechtolsheim and Vinod Khosla
Germany and India
Sun Microsystems, Inc.

 

Hernand and Sosthenes Behn
St. Thomas
ITT

 

Alexander Graham Bell
Scotland
AT&T, Verizon

 

Sabeer Bhatia
India
Hotmail founder

 

Sergey Brin
Russia
Google

 

Steve Chen
Taiwan
YouTube

 

Marcelo Claure
Guatemala
Brightstar Corp. co-founder


Alex D’Arbeloff
France
Teradyne

 

Francisco D’Souza
India
Cognizant

 

Gururaj Deshpande
India
Sycamore Networks

 

Jen-Hsun Huang
Taiwan
NVIDIA Corporation

 

Subrah S. Iyar
India
WebEx Communications, Inc.

 

Min H. Kao
Taiwan
Garmin

 

Max Rafael Levchin and Elon Musk
Ukraine and South Africa
PayPal, Inc.

 

Pierre Omidyar
France
eBay

 

Jean-Luc Vaillant
France
LinkedIn

 

Charles Wang
China
CA Technologies

 

Jerry Yang
Taiwan
Yahoo! Inc.

 

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