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 Vice Chairman 2011-14; currently Chairman Axilor Ventures; Chairman, Business Action for Sustainable Development 2012. President, Confederation of Indian Industry National Council 2013-14. Member, Board of Governors, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. Chairman, Indian Institute of Information Technology Bangalore, Recipient of awards, including Padma Bhushan, Government of India (2011).