Sudhir Choudhrie boasts a multi-billion-dollar portfolio

Sudhir Choudhrie has been building software businesses for more than thirty years and has built and sold thirteen companies. This serial entrepreneur has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Oxford University, not to mention the honorary doctorate degrees he’s had bestowed on him by six universities around the world.

For twenty-five years, his companies have created more than fifty new products and services that have transformed how we do business. Sudhir has created fifty-two jobs for every million dollars invested in his companies; supported about five thousand employees at their peak. He has helped create over $500M in revenues and profited to $160M from eleven of his businesses.

Sudhir Choudhrie boasts a multi-billion-dollar portfolio that includes multiple software, wireless, wireless broadband, and hospitality businesses. It includes companies such as Globalstar, Skycell, Coriant, Free Mobile, Silver Spring Networks, and more. He invested in privately held companies like Tango, AppInventor, Qloud, Verizon Wireless, Cybermedia technologies, etc., not to mention publicly listed companies like EMC storage solutions, for which he is on the board of directors.

Sudhir Choudhrie strongly supports universities and has encouraged many to pursue research in software engineering and wireless communications, which are close to his heart. He was instrumental in setting up the Centre for Software Systems at Cambridge University, United Kingdom. Sudhir is also a trustee at Cambridge University Innovation Trust (CUT), which assists innovative startups. He is a trustee of the LILA Foundation for charitable initiatives, which he set up with his wife, Pearl India.

Sudhir’s story is inspiring, and with the way his success has been replicated over time, it is definitely worth reading. His ability to spot the right opportunities and take calculated risks has helped him build a multi-billion-dollar fortune that he leverages for numerous philanthropic causes.