evidently has the Midas touch.
In 2000 he
Internet-services company, AppNet
, public and then sold it to Commerce One
for $2.1 billion.
Next he founded DigitalNet Holdings, a provider of secure network services.
sold it three years later to BAE Systems
for nearly $600 million.
The foyer of Bajaj's home feels like a cathedral, with a chandelier that illuminates the floor, a mosaic of marble designed and flown over from Italy for them.
Antiquities spill over in the succession of sitting rooms, their walls lined with paintings in gilded frames.
and Kavelle Bajaj suggest I tour their home if I want to understand how they lead their lives as successful Indian-Americans.
"Look, you don't need to talk to us about what we are or do.
It's all in our house.
You will see how we combine the East and West," says Ken Bajaj
"It is the American dream with Indian values," Ken Bajaj
"Our kids are born American, but the minute they see you they will touch your feet," says Ken Bajaj
I had to fly my landlord to London to show him the kind of restaurant I wanted to have," says Ashok Bajaj, who is no relation to Ken