Naina Lal Kidwai, Vice-Chairman and Managing Director of HSBC Securities & Capital Markets has the distinction of being the first Indian woman to graduate from the reputed Harvard Business School in 1982. Instrumental in the NYSE listing of bluechip company Wipro, Kidwai is considered to be an investment banker to reckon with, the world over. Naina Lal Kidwai got noticed for her role in big transactions like Tata`s acquisition of stake in VSNL and the high profile Maruti IPO. She has constantly found place in the powerful businesswomen list of Fortune magazine since 2000. In 2002, Time magazine declared Naina as one of the `Global Influentials`.