Moreover, he is pledged to spend up to $15 million of his fortune on his campaign.
He was born in New Delhi, India, has lived in DuPage since childhood. Launched of Medical Oasis Inc., positioned to become the premier chain of diagnostic imaging centers in the nation, to MirCorp, which became the first company to privately launch and fund space programs (sending the first citizen explorer, Dennis Tito, into space), and which is building the world's first private space station.
Founded and Built Business Valued at a Combined $1-2 Billion.
Dr. Chirinjeev Kathuria, M.D.,M.B.A. has measurable success in building businesses that impact world economies and shift business models. Dr. Kathuria has founded and built many businesses which today are valued at a combined $2 billion. Dr. Kathuria and affiliated companies have been featured in many TV shows and media publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Economic Times, New York Times Magazine, CNN, The Today Show, BBC, etc. These companies include:
= The X-Stream Networks, Inc. which pioneered the free ISP concept. The X-Stream Network, Inc. was one of the fastest growing Internet service providers (ISP) in the world and became the third largest ISP in the UK. The X-Stream Networks, Inc. recently merged with Liberty Surf and went public on the Paris Stock Exchange for USD 2.9 Billion in March 2000.
livedoor Group, Inc, which is one of Japan's largest ISP’s with over one million subscribers.
Agatal, Inc., builds, operates and owns broadband wireless local area networks using 802.11a and 802.11b technology in the healthcare and residential and commercial high-density unit markets. Agatal’s strategic equity holders include Enterasys Networks, Inc (NYSE: ETS) and Amgen, Inc (Nasdaq: AMGN).
MirCorp which created world history on April 4th, 2000 when the company became the world's first company to privately launch and fund manned space programs. MirCorp sent the first “citizen explorer” to space, Dennis Tito, and is building the world first private space station. MirCorp is a joint venture between Rocket & Science Corporation (RSC) Energia and Gold & Appel.
ImageWorld Media, Inc. its programs now reach 400 million HH worldwide via cable and terrestrial TV distribution.
Medical Oasis, Inc., owns and operates chains of MRI/CT/PET diagnostic and screening centers in the United States in partnership with Toshiba Coporation of Japan.
Koshika Telecom Ltd (currently in discussions to acquire and revive the mobile carrier), has the licenses to operate digital cellular mobile telephone services in four states in India reaching 300 million consumers.
Dr. Kathuria holds a Bachelor of Science (B.S.E.) degree and a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) from Brown University. He also holds a Master's in Business Administration (M.B.A.) from Stanford University.