Mr. Narayana Murthy is an Indian Information Technology (IT) industrialist and the co-founder of Infosys, one of the largest multinational corporations providing business consulting, technology, engineering and outsourcing services. Mr. Murthy has been listed among the 12 greatest entrepreneurs of our time by Fortune magazine and has been described as the father of the Indian IT sector by Time magazine. Mr. Murthy coceptualized, articulated and implemented the Global Delivery Model (GDM), which has become the backbone of the Indian Software industry. Among his numerous awards, he has received the Padma Vibhushan, Commander of the Order of the British Empire, Legion of Honor from France, the Ernst Weber Medal, the Hoover Medal, the Thomas Jefferson Medal, the Global Humanitarian Award and most recently the Founder's Medal from IEEE. He serves on numerous Boards across the Globe. Mr. Murthy, along with his wife Sudha Murthy, established the Infosys Foundation in 1996 to address the needs of the poorest of the poor and support higher education and research.
Infosys; Global Delivery Model (GDM); entrepreneur