Top 10 East Asian Entrepreneurs

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Min Cho, CEO

Nova Datacom
Chantilly, Va.

No. 384
2010 Revenue: $47.1 million
Three-Year Growth: 893%

Born in Korea and raised in Argentina, Min Cho says her varied childhood inspired her entrepreneurial spirit. "My parents have been a living example of how hard work and determination leads to success," says Cho, who now runs Nova Datacom. "I hope to pass these traits to my daughters." She also says that her parents teachings, which championed education and continued learning, prepared her to succeed in a male-dominated industry.

--Nicole Carter