Chairman and group CEO
Through his Bharti Foundation, the telecom mogul aims to help underprivileged children realise their potential. Its Satya Bharti School Program has developed a scalable and sustainable education model, and offers free education, books, uniforms and lunches for children in rural communities. So far, the foundation has established 254 schools and educated 46,000 children in rural India.
Net worth:US$6.4 billion