Forty five Indians and Indian-origin people have made it to Forbes’ annual list of achievers under the age of 30 who are “changing the rules of the game or creating entirely new playbooks” across varied fields.

The Forbes fifth annual ‘30 Under 30’ list features 600 women and men, who are America’s "most important young entrepreneurs, creative leaders and brightest stars" and are "changing the world" across 20 varied sectors such as consumer technology, education, media, manufacturing and industry, law and policy, social entrepreneurs, science and art and science.

Here's the sector-wise distribution of Indians and Indian-origin entrepreneurs who made it to the list 

Consumer tech 

Source: b'22-year-old Ritesh Agarwal, the founder and CEO of OYO Rooms | Source: Oyo Rooms'

Hollywood & entertainment


Source: b'Vice President at Citigroup Nila Das, 27 | Source: Forbes'

Venture capital

Source: b'Vishal Lugani works as a senior associate at Greycroft Partners | Source: Greycroft'



Source: b'Underwater drone | Representational Image/Reuters'

Social Entrepreneurs

Law and policy

(With inputs from PTI)

Read more about the winners here.

Feature image source: PTI