Along with Akash, American singer SZA, actress Sydney Sweeney, basketball player Ja Morant, Spanish tennis player Carlos Alcaraz, actor and television personality Keke Palmer and environmental activist Farviza Farhan are also included in the list.
Akash Ambani followed father’s path
Only a month has passed since Mukesh Ambani clarified the responsibilities of the next generation at Reliance’s AGM that the new generation has started making its mark around the world. Chairman of Reliance Jio Akash Ambani Ko has been included in the list of Time 100 Next by Time magazine, she is the only Indian included in this list. However, the list also featured Amrapali Gunn, the Indian-origin Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of social media platform OnlyFans. It is noteworthy that the Time 100 Next list is inspired by the Time 100 list showing the world’s most powerful people. Time100 Next is ranked 100 rising stars from across industries and around the world who make extraordinary strides to better the world and define the future.
Akash Ambani becomes leader
Akash, the son of Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani and Reliance Foundation’s founding chairperson Nita Ambani, has been included in the list under the leader category. Thirty-year-old Akash was promoted as the chairman of India’s largest telecom company Jio in June this year. The company has more than 426 million customers. Apart from this, American singer SZA, actress Sydney Sweeney, basketball player Ja Morant, Spanish tennis player Carlos Alcaraz, actor and television personality Keke Palmer and environmental activist Farviza Farhan are also included in this list. One of Aakash’s major achievements is bringing in billions of dollars of investment from Google and Facebook.
Akash’s full attention is on 5G
At present, Akash Ambani’s entire focus is on Jio’s 5G rollout. The company has already announced that it will start providing 5G services in 5 cities of the country on Diwali. With this, the company will start offering its services across the country by the end of next year. At present, in the case of 5G, Jio has an edge over other companies. The company also actively participated in the auction of spectrum and Jio also has the largest share in spectrum purchase. In such a situation, there are indications that Aakash is currently concentrating its full attention on making and maintaining the dominance of Jio in 5G as well.