List of Big Companies and their Founders

Here is the list that includes world leading companies and their founders and this company sectors includes different areas like IT, tele-communications, e-commerce and more, all around the world. This content will be useful for the competitive exams as well as to improve your general knowledge.

Given below is the List of Big Companies and their Founders :

Company Founder Year
Adidas Adolf “Adi” Dassler 1924
Adobe Systems Charles Geschke and John Warnock 1982
Airtel Sunil Bharti Mittal 1995
Alibaba Group Jack Ma 1999 Jeff Bezos 1994
Apple Inc Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne 1976
Bavarian Motor Works (BMW) Franz Josel Popp 1916
BYJU’S Byju Raveendran, Divya Gokulnath 2011
Cadbury John Cadbury 1824
Colgate-Palmolive William Colgate 1806
Dell Michael Dell 1984
Ebay Inc Pierre Morad Omidyar 1995
Facebook Mark Elliot Zuckerberg and others 2004
Flipkart Sachin Bansal, Binny Bansal 2007
Ford Motor Henry Ford 1903
Google Sergey Brin and Larry Page 1998
Horlicks William and James Horlick 1873
HCL Arjun Malhotra and Shiv Nadar 1991
HP (Hewlett-Packard) Bill Hewlett and David Packard 1939
IBM (International Business Machines) Thomas J Watson 1911
Infosys  Narayana Murthy 1981
Intel Corporation Gordon E Moore, Robert Nyce and Arthur Rock 1968
LinkedIn  Reid Hoffman, Konstantin Guericke, Eric Ly, Jean-Luc Vaillant, Allen Blue 2002
Microsoft Bill Gates and Paul Allen 1975
Nestle Henry Nestle 1866
Netflix Reed Hastings, Marc Randolph 1997
Nike Bill Bowerman and Phillip Knight 1964
Nokia Fredrik Idestam and Leo Mechelin 1865
Nvidia Jensen Huang, Chris Malachowsky, Curtis Priem 1993
Oracle Larry Ellison and others 1977
Orkut Orkut Buyukkokten 2004
Procter & Gamble William Procter and James Gamble 1837
Samsung Lee Byung-chull 1938
Sony Masaru Ibuka and Akio Morita 1946
TATA Jamsetji Tata 1868
Tesla Elon Musk, JB Straubel, Martin Eberhard, Marc Tarpenning, Ian Wright 2003
The Boeing Company William E Boeing 1916
The Walt Disney Company Walt and Roy Disney 1923
Twitter Evan Williams, Noah Glass, Biz Stone and Jack Dorsey 2006
Walmart Sam Walton 1962
Wikipedia Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger 2001
Wipro M.H. Hasham Premji 1945
Yahoo David Filo and Jerry Yang 1995
YouTube Steve Chen, Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim 2005

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