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Sunil Bharti Mittal

Sunil Bharti Mittal is the Founder and Chairman of Bharti Enterprises which has interests in telecom, retail, realty, financial services, renewable energy and agri-products. Bharti Airtel, the group’s flagship company, is the world’s third largest telecommunications company with over 300 million customers across South Asia and Africa. Bharti has joint ventures with several global leaders: Singtel, SoftBank, AXA and Del Monte. Bharti Enterprises has acquired a minority stake in OneWeb with an aim to provide affordable internet access to all. Sunil is currently the First Vice Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). He also serves on the Prime Minister of India’s Council on Trade & Industry, World Economic Forum’s International Business Council, Telecom Board of International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Commissioner of the Broadband Commission and the Singapore Prime Minister’s Research, Innovation and Enterprise Council. He is the Co-Chair of the India-Africa Business Council and India-Sri Lanka CEO Forum as well as member of the India-US, India-UK and India-Japan CEO Forums. Sunil is a recipient of the Padma Bhushan, one of India’s highest civilian awards. An alumnus of Harvard Business School, Sunil is on Harvard University’s Global Advisory Council, Board of Dean’s Advisors of Harvard Business School and Governing Board of the Indian School of Business. He is also a Trustee of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and a Member of the Board of Directors of the Qatar Foundation Endowment. Sunil believes that a responsible corporate has a duty to give back to the community in which it operates. This belief has resulted in the Bharti Foundation, which operates 254 schools providing holistic education to over 50,000 under-privileged children in rural India. Sunil was ranked among the Top 25 Philanthropists in the World in 2009 by the Barron’s Magazine.