There are many ways to describe Shri an immigrant, a philanthropist, an entrepreneur, a successful business man or a connoisseur of art and music. Shri's life is a living inspirational story about starting from almost nothing and achieving the zenith of success while coping with adversities.
Shri's story begins half way around the world; he grew up in poverty in India. He came to the United States, completed his PhD and bought his first company for $75,000. Today Shri is successful businessman in the Unites States and heads a group of companies with staggering revenue of $60 million. He is chairman and 100% owner of Azopharma Contract Pharma Services and Chemir Analytical Services Inc. His companies together employ over 390 employee including 75 PhD chemists.
Shri Thanedar has established a family foundation to promote the arts and to encourage under-privileged youth to seek entrepreneurship in America and India. Thanedar lives in Miami, Florida, with his sons, Neil and Samir, and wife, Shashi.