If there is one class of professionals in the world that is serving the people to make their lives better by putting in a lot of effort, it unarguably has to be engineers. Using their exceptional problem-solving skills, this class of professionals is thriving to make the world a better place to live. Moreover, if we talk about India, our country produces the highest numbers of engineers every year as compared to any other nation in the world.
From proving their mettle in top MNCs and tech organizations around the world to making a mark in their particular fields, they’ve done it all. A similar zeal in the young generation as well can be seen as soon as the BTech admission opens and aspiring engineers from all over the country start filling out forms to serve the nation.
Here is a list of top 5 engineers you can take inspiration from as aspiring engineering. Take a look!
Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal
Holding a degree in B. Tech from IIT Delhi, both Sachin and Binny Bansal have proved their mettle in the e-commerce industry with their hard work and talent. They started Flipkart as a small-time e-bookstore, and today it has become one of the most popular e-commerce websites with almost everything available for purchase.
They both got featured in Time Magazine’s list of 100 Most Influential People in the world in 2016. Their company today employs more than 30,000 people and is growing day by day. Also, they serve as a great inspiration for all the aspiring engineers who aim to make it big in the future.
Vijay Shekhar Sharma
Paytm has become a well-known brand today, especially after demonetization hit India in 2016. The man behind Paytm is Vijay Shekhar Sharma. He holds a degree in B. Tech in electronics and communications from Delhi College of Engineering. The current value of the company is more than $3 million and has over 220 million registered users. If you have a dream, you can achieve it even if you have 10 rupees in your pocket is what the life of Vijay Shekhar Sharma teaches the young generation.
Who would have thought that selling and buying used stuff will become super easy with an online platform like Quickr? The man behind this fabulous idea, Pranay Chulet hails from the small town of Rajasthan and holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from IIT Delhi. Also, he was the first from his school to appear for IIT and get through it. Inspiring much?
Labeled as the “Metro Man,” E Sreedharan holds a degree in Civil Engineering and is the name behind metro projects like Kolkata Metro and Delhi Metro. A living legend of India, E. Sreedharan, who is also a retired Indian Engineering Service (IES) officer, has completely changed the face of public transport in India. So, if you had also applied for Civil Engineering when the b tech admission opened, this man can be a great inspiration for you.
Bhavish Aggarwal & Ankit Bhati
Can you imagine commuting in the major cities without the fantastic cab service provider Ola? No, right? Ola has given a new name to commuting for people of all generations. Whether someone wants to go out shopping or to work, Ola is always there. The idea of online cab booking came to Bhavish’s mind when he had a terrible traveling experience in a rented car.
Bhavish holds a B. Tech in Computer Science and Engineering degree from IIT Bombay while Ankit is a B.Tech and M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Bombay. Their vision and dedication towards serving the country with better commuting options have changed the lives of many.
Technology has made life easier for many in the past decade, and these talents with their amazing skills have come up with fantastic ideas and business models to leave a mark in the industry. So, if you are also aspiring to be an engineer to make it big in the engineering world, take inspiration from these influencers to make it to your dream.