OVERVIEWABOUT NANDAN NILEKANIEARLY LIFEEDUCATIONABOUT INFOSYSCAREERHONOURS AND AWARDS
ABOUT NANDAN NILEKANIBorn : 2 June 1955. At : Sirsi. District : Uttara Kannada. State : Karnataka India.Residence : BangaloreOccupation : Chairman of Unique Identification Authority of India(UIDAI).Region : Hinduism.
EARLY LIFEFAMILY BACKGROUND:Nandan Manohar Nilekani was born in Sirsi town inKarnataka.Mohan Rao Nilekani(Father).His father worked as a General Manager of Mysore andMinerva Mills.He has an elder brother, Vijay, who works in the NuclearEnergy Institute.
EDUCATIONHe studied at St. Josephs High School Dharwad,Studied at the Bishop Cotton Boys School, BangaloreIndian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai wherehe graduated with a B.Tech in Electrical Engineering in1978.
INFOSYS• Type :Public company• Traded as : BSE NSE NASDAQ• Industry :IT services, IT consulting.• Founder(s) :N.R. Narayana Murthy, Nandan Nilekani. N.S Raghavan, S. Gopalakrishnan, S.D. Shibulal, K Dinesh, Ashok Arora.
Infosys Limited, formerly known as Infosys TechnologiesLimited.Infosys is the second largest IT company in India with1,33,560 employees (including subsidiaries) as of March2011.Rank 28th globally in the list of IT services.Offices in 33 countries.
HISTORY OF INFOYSISInfosys was founded on 2 July 1981By seven entrepreneurs: N. R. Narayana Murthy, NandanNilekani, Kris Gopalakrishna, S. D. Shibulal, K. Dinesh, AshokArora, & N. S. Raghavan.They started the company with an initial investment of INR(Indian National Rupees) 10,000.The company was incorporated as "Infosys Consultants PvtLtd.” Infosys was rated for best employer to work in 2000, 2001,and 2002
Infosys has the largest corporate education center in theworld at Mysore. It can accommodate 14000 candidatesat one time.Charity In 2005, Infosys donated Rs.10 million to help the effects of the 2005 Kashmir earthquake in Pakistan.
Infosys Infosys has more thanInfosys crossed 1,33,560 got its $100 employees and first Million has presence inforeign and was more than 33 client. listed on countries across the NASDAQ. world. 1987 1993 1999 2006 2011 Became a Infosys public completed 25 years of limited Milestones its existence company and its and revenues received crossed $ 2 ISO 9001 billion.
Other Success FactorsInvest in well understood, proven product & not just R&D.While dealing with investors, always under-promise andover deliver.Have respect for the competition.Leaders in the making.
CAREERAfter graduating from IIT Bombay in 1978, he joinedMumbai-based Patni Computer Systems.where he was interviewed by N.R. Narayana Murthy. Three years later, in 1981, Murthy walked out of Patnifollowing a disagreement with one of the Patni brothers.So his entire division walked out with him. And thedefectors decided to start their own company, infosys
Nilekani became the Chief Executive Officer of Infosys inMarch 2002.Nilekani served as CEO of the company from March 2002 toApril 2007.He left Infosys on 9 July 2009.And serve as the chairperson of the Unique IdentificationAuthority of India(UIDAI).He co-founded India’s National Association of Software andService Companies (NASSCOM).
HONOURS AND AWARDSMember of the Board of Governors of the Indian Institute ofTechnology (IIT) DelhiForbes “Businessman of the Year” from Asia in 2007.Padma Bhushan, one of the highest civilian honors awardedby the Government of India - 2006.He Received the Legend in Leadership Award by the YaleUniversity in November 2009. He is the first Indian to receivethe top honour.
In 2003 he also received ‘Asia’s Businessmen of the Year’award from Fortune magazine’s.‘World’s most respected business leaders’ in 2002 and2003, according to a global survey by Financial Times.
PROBLEM FACED TO START INFOSYS“At that time India was not a develop economy, withmany foreign exchange restrictions,the telecom infrastructure was not good.Venture capital was unheard of, and the risks wereenormous,”.no influential connections.