Born in Kenya, moved to India at age 11. Studied engineering at Indian Institute of Technology, moved to U.S. in 1976 for programming job at Tata Consultancy Services. Founded Syntel with wife, Neerja Sethi, while earning M.B.A. from U. of Michigan. Took company public 1997. Today firm outsources client's information technology and business process operations overseas, mostly to Asia. Sales now $340 million. Adding capacity in India. Company's stock down 10% since last August. Family owns close to 30 million shares worth $900 million. Cardplayer represented India in bridge world championship 1995.