1978, Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering, IIT, Bombay. 1981, with Infosys, including: 1999-2002, Co-Founder and Director, Chief Operating Officer; 2002-07, Chief Executive Officer. Since 2006, Member, Foundation Board, World Economic Forum. 2007-08, Non-Executive Board Member, Reuters. Vice-Chairman, Conference Board; Co-Founder, India's National Association of Software and Service Companies; Bangalore Chapter, IndUS Entrepreneurs; Co-Chairman, Advisory Board, Bombay Heritage Fund; Member, Asia Pacific Regional Advisory Board, London Business School. Recipient of awards: Corporate Citizen of the Year, CNBC (2004); Joseph Schumpeter Prize (2005); Forbes Businessman of the Year (2006); 100 Most Influential People, Time Magazine (2006); Padma Bhushan, India (2006).