He is an Indian tycoon and humanitarian, who cofounded the HCL Group with Ajai Chowdhry (former chairperson), Arjun Malhotra (present day CEO and Chairman of Headstrong) along with some mates. This included $3.7 to his possession through the shares of HCL group. This company caused a revolution in the IT industry by acquiring accolade for best performance with fringe benefit like Mercedes Benz car and holiday perks. Shiv has entered in to healthcare sector with HCL Avitas, to construct clinics joining hands with John Hopkins Medical International. He obtained his foremost degree in American College located in Madurai and pursued Electrical and Electronics Engineering in PSG College located in Coimbatore. In 1967, he began his life in Watch land's Cooper Engineering group and then left the job for founding his own group and he invented HCL in the year 1976 with capital of Indian money Rs.187, 000. Nadar was honored with Doctorate degree (Doctor of Science) for his offerings in promoting software technology. Nadar is also one of the E&Y business magnates of 2007. Shiv Nadar is the brother of Tamil's best writer Ramanichandran.