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|Born||1953 (age 63–64)
|Residence||Fisher Island, Florida, US|
|Alma mater||University of Michigan
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
|Occupation||Chairman of Syntel|
|Net worth||$2.5 billion (2013)|
Bharat Desai (born 1953) is the co-founder and chairman of Syntel.
Bharat Desai was born in Kenya in 1953. In his childhood, he lived in Mombasa and Ahmedabad. Desai received a bachelor of technology degree in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and an MBA in finance from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business.
Desai is a board member of several educational institutions, including the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) and the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.
He is married to Neerja Sethi, and they have 2 children.
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- "Board of Directors". Syntel. Retrieved 27 August 2015.