Narayan Murthy

Topics: N. R. Narayana Murthy, Infosys, Mysore Pages: 3 (709 words) Published: April 14, 2014
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Late Smt Shardaben Ghanshyambhai Patel Institute of Management Studies, Dharmaj

Gujarat Technological University

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Mr. M.R.Bramhachari

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Born into a Kannada family in Mysore, India on August 20, 1946. B.E. Electrical from University of Mysore (1967) and M.Tech from IIT Kanpur (1969). Narayan Murthy began his career with Patni Computer Systems in Pune. In 1981, Narayana Murthy founded Infosys with six other software professionals. In 1987, Infosys opened its first international office in U.S.A. With the liberalization of Indian economy in 1990s, Infosys grew rapidly. 1993, the company came up with its IPO.

In 1995, Infosys set up development centers across cities in India and in 1996, it set up its first office in Europe in Milton Keynes, UK. In 1999, Infosys became the first Indian company to be listed on NASDAQ. In 2002, Infosys was ranked No. 1 in the "Best Employers in India 2002" survey conducted by Hewitt and in the Business World's survey of "India's Most Respected Company." Conducted in the same year. In 2006 Infosys has a turnover of more than $ 2billion and has employee strength of over 50,000. In 2009, his lectures delivered around the world have been published as a book A Better India: A Better World .

His Journey Of Life:-
His first position was at IIM Ahmadabad as chief systems programmer where worked on a time-sharing system and designed and implemented a BASIC interpreter for ECIL (Electronics Corporation of India Limited). After IIM Ahmedabad, he then joined Patni Computer Systems in Pune. In 1981, with an investment of Rs.10,000 ($250 at the time) from his wife, he founded Infosys with six other software professionals. In 1983 Infosys got their first client, MICO, in Bangalore.

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