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Immigrants Of The Week: Ram Shriram, Tapan Thakur, and Jin Kyu Robertson

by Greg Siskind

IMMIGRANT OF THE DAY: RAM SHRIRAM - INTERNET PIONEER

Ram Indian-born Kavitark Ram Shriram is a founding board member of Google and one of it's major shareholders. He has also served as an officer at Amazon.com when the company was still in its early days and an early officer at Netscape.  The billionaire currently serves on the boards of Plaxo, Zazzle and PodShow and on the advisory board of Naukri.com, an Indian classified ads web site.