Nagavara Ramarao Narayana Murthy, betterknown as N. R. Narayana Murthy (Kannada:), is an Indian industrialist andsoftware engineer. He and six other engineersco-founded Infosys in 1981. Murthy served asCEO from 1981 to 2002. From 2002 to 2011,he served as the Chairman. In 2011, hestepped down from the board and becameChairman Emeritus. Born in Mysore,Karnataka on 20 August 1946, Murthygraduated with a degree in electricalengineering from the National Institute ofEngineering, University of Mysore in 1967.He received his masters degree from IITKanpur in 1969.
The companywasincorporated on 29December1945 atMumbai byMohamedHashamPremji asWesternIndiaProductsLimited,laterabbreviatedto Wipro.
It is an Americanmultinational corporationheadquartered in Redmond,Washington that develops,manufactures, licenses andsupports a wide range ofproducts and services relatedto computing. The companywas founded by Bill Gates andPaul Allen on April 4, 1975.Microsoft is the worlds largestsoftware maker measured byrevenues. It is also one of theworlds most valuablecompanies
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw (Kannada:born 23 March1953) is an Indianentrepreneur. She is theChairman & Managing Directorof Biocon Limited abiotechnology company basedin Bangalore (Bengaluru),India. Mazumdar-Shawcompleted her schooling fromthe city’s Bishop Cotton Girl’sHigh School (1968). Shewanted to join medical schoolbut instead took up biologyand completed her BScZoology Honours course fromMount Carmel College,Bangalore University (1973).She later did her post-graduation in Malting andBrewing from Ballarat College,Melbourne University (1975)
Neelam Dhawan, ManagingDirector, Microsoft India,leads Microsoft India. She isa graduate from St.Stephens College in1980,and also passed outfrom Delhi is Faculty OfManagement studies in1982. Then she was keen onjoining FMCG majors likeHindustan Lever and AsianPaints, both companiesrejected Dhawan, as theydid not wish to appointwomen for marketing andsales
Mindtree was started in 1999 by seven Indian businessmen in IT –and three American IT professionals – Anjan Lahiri, Scott Staples,and Kamran Ozair. Staples now heads Mindtrees US operations. inApril 2006 Mindtree was involved in the creation of Bluetoothtechnology and is an Associate Member of the Bluetooth SpecialInterest Group. Its Bluetooth protocol stack is licenced to NEC.