N.R. Narayan Murthy

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Narayan murthy

Nagavara Ramarao Narayana Murthy (Kannada: ನಾಗವಾರ ರಾಮರಾವ್ ನಾರಾಯಣ ಮೂರ್ತಿ; born 20 August 1946), is an Indian IT industrialist and the co-founder of Infosys a multinational corporation. S. Gopalakrishnan was also a co-founder.[1] Infosys provides business consulting, technology, engineering, and outsourcing services. Murthy studied electrical engineering at the National Institute of Engineering, University of Mysore, and M. Tech at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.

Murthy has been listed among the 12 greatest entrepreneurs of our time by Fortune magazine.[2] He has been described as the father of Indian IT sector by Time magazine due to his contribution to outsourcing in India.[3] Murthy has also been honored with the Padma Vibhushan[4] and Padma Shri awards.[5]

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  1. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-06-07. Retrieved 2015-06-22.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. "Narayana Murthy is among Fortune's 12 'greatest entrepreneurs'". Hindustan Times. 28 March 2012. Archived from the original on 15 June 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2014.
  3. "INDIA'S INFLUENTIALS N.R. Narayana Murthy". Time (magazine). 15 August 2007. Archived from the original on 24 August 2013. Retrieved 26 November 2014.
  4. "LN Mittal, Ratan Tata, Narayana Murthy get Padma Vibhushan". Economic Times. 26 January 2008. Retrieved 26 November 2014.
  5. "N.R. Narayana Murthy | Infosys | Catamaran Fund | Personalities –". Karnataka.com. Retrieved 26 November 2014.