CEO of Indian e-commerce Snapdeal, Kunal Bahl in Fortune 40 under 40 powerful people list


Four Indians, including the Co-Founder and CEO of online marketplace Snapdeal, Kunal Bahl, have been named by Fortune in its list of the 40 most powerful, influential and important people in business under the age of 40.

The Indians on the list are Economics professor at Harvard Raj Chetty, who is ranked 16, Micromax co-founder and CEO Rahul Sharma (ranked 21), Snapdeal Co-Founder and CEO Kunal Bahl (ranked 25) and Twitter's General counsel and the only woman on the company's executive team Vijaya Gadde (28).


Fortune said this year's list of young hotshots who are rocking businesses includes many from sector as diverse as technology, finance, fashion and film and all have power, influence, leverage, scale, and ideas that disrupt.

The Fortune's 2014 '40 under 40' list has been topped Uber's 38-year-old co-founder Travis Kalanick and community-driven hospitality company Airbnb's 33-year-old CEO Brian Chesky.

Social networking giant Facebook’s Founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg is placed at second position. While popular instant messaging app WhatsApp’s Co-Founder and CEO, Jan Koum is number five on the list. 39 year old Marissa Mayer, President and CEO of Yahoo is among the top 10 powerful people under 40 (ranked 6). Twitter Co-Founder and CEO 37-year-old Jack orsey was ranked 11.

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