Five of the 40 personalities picked in Fortune’s '40 Under 40' 2015 list of the most influential young people in business, are of Indian origin. Although none of them is part of the bustling Indian startup ecosystem or business arena, two of them have made their mark in the American market as entrepreneurs.
These include - Dhivya Suryadevara (GM Asset Management). Dhivya Suryadevara, who is the highest ranked among the Indian origin pack at number 4, is vice-president of finance and treasurer, GM besides being CEO of GM Asset Management. The Harvard grad was CIO of General Motors (GM) Asset Management since 2013 and became its CEO in early 2014 where she manages $80 billion in assets across the automaker’s retirement plans. The 36-year-old, who hails from Chennai, joined the automaker, once the world's largest, in 2004 from UBS.