Chairman, Moser Baer
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Imperial College London
Deepak Puri Wikipedia
Deepak Puri is the founder, Chairman and Managing Director of Moser Baer, the world's second largest optical storage media manufacturer.
Puri initially worked as junior executive with the oil company ESSO - in 1962 at Kolkata, and later with Shalimar Paints. In 1964, Puri floated his first company, Metal Industries in Calcutta, trading in aluminum wires and furniture. Two years later, he moved into manufacturing as well. Due to labour issues at Calcutta, he decided to migrate to New Delhi in 1983, where he started Moser Baer India joint venture with Switzerland-based Moser Baer.
Puri is married to Nita Puri , sister of Senior Congress Leader and Former Union Minister Mr Kamal Nath (Link) and have one son Ratul. Both Nita and Ratul are part of Moser Baer.
Puri holds a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College, London, and completed his education from St. Stephen's College and Modern School, New Delhi. He was also conferred the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (D.Phil), Honoris Causa in recognition to his exemplary efforts by the Amity University.Padma Shri award for his contribution to the growth of Indian industry in January 2010.
‘the Electronics Man of the Year 2002’ recognition from ELCINA.
‘the IT Man of the Year’ by top IT publication Dataquest.
‘the Entrepreneur of the Year’ award.
‘Innovator of the year’ by CNBC-TV18 for the year 2009.