Biography of Sabeer Bhatia:founder of Hotmail

Sabeer Bhatia is an entrepreneur who is mostly known as founder of Hotmail email service. Besides Hotmail, he is also the founder of Jaxtr.
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Sabeer Bhatia
  • Sabeer Bhatia was born in Punjab (India) on 30 December, 1968.
  • Tough he was born in Punjab, He grew up in Bangalore.
  •  Sabeer has got his primary education from The Bishop's School in Pune and from St. Joseph's Boys' High School in Bangalore.
  • He had done his B.S degree from California Institute of Technology and M.S. degree on electrical engineering from the Stanford University.
  • Sabeer started his career at Apple computers as a hardware engineer. During that time he got the idea of Hotmail.
  • The idea of Hotmail came to their mind when a firewall at apple stops the email he was using to communicate with his co worker Jack Smith.
  • He started Hotmail with his friend Jack Smith on July 4, 1996.Hotmail was the first web based email service and it took little time to get popular.
  • In 1998 Microsoft bought Hotmail.
  • Sabeer Bhatia has got many awards.He got entrepreneur of the year award in 1997 by Draper Fisher Jurvetson.TIME named him as a "People to Watch” in international business in 2002.

Quick Facts About Sabeer Bhatia

Name: Sabeer Bhatia
D.O.B: 30 December,1968
Family: wife: Tania Sharma
Education; California Institute of Technology (B.S., 1989)
Stanford University (M.S.)
Famous for: Founder of Hotmail
Profession: Entrepreneur