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N. R. Narayana Murthy: Nagavara Ramarao Narayana Murthy

The real name of N. R. Narayana Murthy is Nagavara Ramarao Narayana Murthy. Nagavara Ramarao Narayana Murthy (born 20 August 1946) is an Indian IT industrialist and the co-founder of Infosys, a multinational corporation providing business consulting, technology, engineering, and outsourcing services. Murthy studied electrical engineering at the National Institute of Engineering, University of Mysore, and MTech at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.

Before starting Infosys, Murthy worked with Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad as chief systems programmer and Patni Computer Systems in Pune (Maharashtra). He started Infosys in 1981 and served as its CEO from 1981 to 2002 and as chairman from 2002 to 2011. In 2011, he stepped down from the board and became chairman Emeritus. On 1 June 2013, Murthy was appointed as Additional Director and Executive Chairman of the board for a period of five years.

Awards and honours

  • 2014 CIF Chanchlani Global Indian Award
  • 2013 25 Greatest Global Indian Living Legends
  • 2013 Sayaji Ratna Award
  • 2013 Philanthropist of the Year
  • 2012 Hoover Medal
  • 2011 NDTV Indian of the Year’s Icon of India NDTV
  • 2010 IEEE Honorary Membership
  • 2009 Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Citizenship
  • 2008 Padma Vibhushan Government of India
  • 2008 Officer of the Legion of Honor
  • 2007 Honorary Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
  • 2007 IEEE Ernst Weber Engineering Leadership Recognition
  • 2003 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award
  • 2000 Padma Shri, Government of India

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