NR Narayana Murthy; a biography Listed as one of the “12 greatest entrepreneurs of our time; by Fortune magazine in , Nagavara Ramarao Narayana. The Leo by birth, Nagavara Ramarao Narayana Murthy famously known as Narayana was born in Sidlaghatta, Kolar District in Mysore. Narayana Murthy was not born with a silver spoon in his mouth; in fact, he had to work extremely hard to reach the was born on August 20,
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Narayana Murthy is the co-founder of Infosys Ltd. August 20 Akshata Murthy, Rohan Autobiographhy. One of the brilliant minds behind the founding of the Indian multinational corporation Infosys Ltd. Narayana Murthy, is an industrialist counted amongst the greatest Indian industrialists of the contemporary time. Infosys is a major IT company which provides business consulting, information technology and outsourcing services, and Murthy has played a tremendous role in ensuring its success.
From an early age Murthy displayed signs of greatness and received his education from one of the top technological institutions in India. Before venturing to become an entrepreneur he had worked with Patni Computer Systems in Pune.
Blessed with a brilliant mind and astute business sense, he formed Infosys with six other software professionals including Nandan Nilekani and N. Raghavan with an initial capital of just Rs. Over the years the company grew manifold to become one of the top IT services companies based in India.
He has been honored with several awards for his contribution to the Indian industrial sector. By using this site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed.
However the scholarship oc not enough to completely cover his educational aktobiography and his father could not afford to pay the fees. This influenced Narayana to pursue a career in the IT sector in future. He was flooded with job offers on completion of his course as at that time there were just a few computer science graduates in India.
He took up the position of a chief systems programmer at the IIM, Ahmedabad. The work at the IIM was hectic but extremely fulfilling. He used to work 20 hours a day and learned a lot. Even today Murthy feels that joining the IIM was the best decision he had ever made in his professional life. He worked overseas in the s, and the years he spent in Paris had a deep influence on him.
N. R. Narayana Murthy Biography – Childhood, Life Achievements & Timeline
Initially a staunch leftist who supported Communism, he eventually changed his views and concluded that compassionate capitalism and the large-scale creation of jobs was the only practical method of eradicating poverty. He learned a lot from the western countries, but ultimately wanted to settle in India and start a company in his homeland.
He started a company called Softronics which failed after just autobiographu year and a half.
So he joined Patni Computer Systems in Pune. Murthy became the CEO of Infosys and served in this position from Inco-founder Nandan Nilekani succeeded him as the chairman.
He became the Chairman of the Board in and the Chief Mentor in He retired from the company in Augusttaking the title Chairman Emeritus. He is a philanthropic and serves on the advisory boards and councils of several institutions like Cornell University, Ford Foundation, the Autobiographh Foundation and the Indo-British Partnership.
The performance of Infosys suffered in his absence and thus he returned to the company as Executive Chairman and Additional Director in June He stepped down as the Executive Chairman in June Murthy is best known as one of the co-founders of Infosys Ltd. Under his leadership Infosys became the first Indian company to be listed on the Nasdaq.
Inthe Government of India bestowed upon him the Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian award of India, for his exceptional services to Informational Technology in India.
His wife is a published author in Kannada and English, and also a renowned social activist. See the events in life of N.
Narayana Murthy in Chronological Order. Narayana Murthy Image Credit. Kumar Mangalam Birla Indian. Apoorva Mehta Indian, American.
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