The ninth annual Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list, which was released on Thursday, May 18, includes more than 75 Indians. The list features young leaders, innovators, disruptors, and entrepreneurs from the Asia-Pacific area under the age of 30.
Neeraj Chopra, who won gold in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, and Elwinder Singh, cofounder of Connect and Heal, who appeared on Forbes India's list in 2019 and 2022, respectively, were also included on the list.
Few notable Indians on the list includes Actor Siddhant Chaturvedi, baker and food influencer Shivesh Bhatia, Mayank Kale and Amrit Singh, cofounders of Loop Health which is working to change how healthcare insurance is offered in India, Harsh Agarwal, founder of Jaipur-based fashion label Harago; musician Ambika Nayak aka Kayan; Pulkit Baldev of Metalbook; Harsh Agrawal and Nikita Tiwari of agrotech startup NEERX; Romita Mazumdar, founder of beauty brand Foxtale; Kaushal Shetty, cofounder of Nostos Homes; Aashti Miller, founder of MillerInk, chef Niyati Rao who is the co-founder of Ekaa, are part of this year's Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list. They were also featured on the Forbes India 30 Under 30 list.
The Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia Class of 2023 features 30 notable honorees selected for each of the 10 categories, including The Arts (Art & Style, Food & Drink); Entertainment & Sports; Finance & Venture Capital; Media, Marketing & Advertising; Retail & E-commerce; Enterprise Technology; Industry, Manufacturing & Energy; Healthcare & Science; Social Impact and Consumer Technology.
Honorees were selected by a group of a panel of judges in each category. They include Roshni Nadar Malhotra, chairperson of HCL Technologies and trustee of Shiv Nadar Foundation; SD Shibulal, co-founder of Infosys and Axilor Ventures; Kishin RK, founder and CEO of RB Capital; Allan Zeman, founder and chairman of Lan Kwai Fong Group and Meena Ganesh, cofounder and chairperson of Portea Medical.