Top 10 East Asian Entrepreneurs

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Andy Kim, CEO

I.T. Source
Los Angeles

No. 26
2010 Revenue: $8.7 million
Three-Year Growth: 6,666%

As a Korean American, Andy Kim says his childhood was full of surprises. To help his family, that was struggling financially, he began fixing school district computers. But, using the work ethic taught to him by his parents, Kim now heads I.T. Source. "Like life, business has its ups and downs," he says. "I believe being persistent and trying to overcome any obstacle with a positive attitude will ultimately help you succeed."