Mr. Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
President – RARE Enterprises
“Rakesh Jhunjhunwala is one of the better known equity investors in India and belongs to a class of investors who has created wealth through careful stock selection, patience and conviction. Among India’s successful investors, Mr. Jhunjhunwala is perhaps one of the few who has shared his insight into successful investing with the people at large through his articles, interviews and presentations. Mr. Jhunjhunwala founded his principles of investing – addressable opportunity, competitive ability, operating leverage and scalability, and integrity of the management. He is also known for his trading skills and believes that the trend is his friend and has learnt never to preempt trends.
Besides his investing, Rakesh Jhunjhunjwala is also known for his philanthropic efforts driven through R. Jhunjhunjwala Foundation, and his interest in the education sector. He is a trustee with the Agastya International Foundation, which is a transformative educational organization that actively spreads hands-on learning to poor rural and urban children and teachers. Besides being on the Board of JBCN International, he is also the Chairman of Aptech Limited and a founder board member of Ashoka University. He supports a variety of institutions and causes, and has pledged to give away 25% of his wealth by 2021.