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Companies that changed India

The dozen companies that transformed not only themselves, but also the larger universe around them.


In 1997, Jack Welch, General Electric's CEO then, decided to send some mortgage and insurance application work to a small team in Gurgaon. By 2002, that work had expanded to a 10,000-people company and was the biggest part of GE Capital, remembers Tiger Tyagarajan, President and CEO today of Genpact, the GE business process outsourcing, or BPO, firm. Genpact is today a $1.5 billion business but GE's bigger contribution is India's $6 billion BPO industry.