Master's in Physics and Computer Science, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. 1981, co-founded Infosys; Director (Technical); 1987-94, Vice-President, Technical Operations, KSA/Infosys joint venture, Atlanta; 1994, Deputy Managing Director, Infosys; COO, President and Joint Managing Director; 2007, CEO and Managing Director; August 2011, Executive Co-Chairman; currently Vice-Chairman. Chairman, Business Action for Sustainable Development 2012. President, Confederation of Indian Industry National Council. Member, Board of Governors, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. Chairman, Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Kerala. Member, ACM, IEEE and IEEE Computer Society. Recipient of awards, including Padma Bhushan, Government of India (2011).