Sabeer Bhatia

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Sabeer BhatiaName: Sabeer Bhatia

Born: December 30, 1968, in Chandigarh, Punjab (India)

Computer-related contributions

  • Indian American entrepreneur who founded the HoTMaiL email service.
  • Acquired the global calling site Jaxtr for an unknown amount and turned it into a free SMS service.

Honors and awards

  • One of the ten most successful entrepreneurs by San Jose Mercury News and POV magazine (1998).
  • Name ‘Elite 100' by Upside magazine (1998).
  • Named 'Entrepreneur of the Year' by venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson (1997).
  • Awarded 'TR100' by MIT (1997).