Narayana Murthy 73rd Birthday: Founder Of Infosys, A Firm That Put India On World Software Map

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Infosys co-founder N. R. Narayana Murthy turns 73 on August 20, 2019. Born in Karnataka, Murthy went to the NIT and graduated in 1967 with a degree in Electrical Engineering. In 1969, Murthy received his master’s degree from IIT Kanpur. After a brief career as a systems programmer with Patni Computer Systems, Murthy, at 35, went on to start Infosys in Pune, with his home serving as the software startup’s first makeshift office. Narayana Murthy served as the CEO of Infosys for 21 years from 1981 to 2002 and was succeeded by Nandan Nilekani. Watch the video to find out more about the man who changed India’s face in the global software space.