Top Asian Entrepreneurs of the 2012 Inc. 500

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Krish Patel, Founder and CEO

Wireless Communications
Greenville, S.C.

No. 27
2011 Revenue: $22.9 million
Three-Year Growth: 6,581%

At a young age, Krish Patel became an entrepreneur by filling houses. In 2008, he founded Wireless Communications, which owns and operates 32 Verizon Wireless retail locations in Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina, and West Virginia. "We are always trying to implement strategies around how to make customer experiences better," says Patel.