Here is a brief company profile and history of Infosys.

Infosys Technologies

Infosys Technologies is a leading Information Technology (IT) company which provides end-to-end business solutions that leverage technology. Infosys serves the client globally and as one of the pioneers in strategic offshore outsourcing of software services, it has leveraged the global trend of offshore outsourcing. Infosys helps large global corporations and new generation technology companies in building new products or services and in implementing prudent business and technology strategies in the contemporary dynamic digital environment.

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Infosys was founded on July 2, 1981 by N.R. Narayan Murthy and six of his colleagues, namely, Nandan Nilekani, N. S. Raghavan, S. Gopalakrishnan, S. D. Shibulal, K. Dinesh and Ashok Arora. Narayan Murthy borrowed Rs.10,000 from his wife Sudha Murthy as seed capital for the company. In 1987 Infosys got its first foreign client, Data Basics Corporation from the United States and opened its first office in the USA. In 1993, Infosys became a public limited company and successfully completed IPO in India. In the same year Infosys received ISO 9001/TickIT certification. Infosys set up its first office in Europe in Milton Keynes, UK in 1996. In 1999, Infosys crossed $100 Million in annual revenue and was listed on NASDAQ. It was Indian company to be listed on NASDAQ. In the same year Infosys opened offices in Germany, Sweden, Belgium, and Australia. In 2000, Infosys crossed $200 Million in annual revenue. In 2004, Infosys crossed US $1 Billion in annual revenue. In 2006, Infosys completed 25 years of its existence and its revenues crossed $ 2 billion. Today Infosys has more than 50,000 employees and has presence in more than 20 countries across the world. Its corporate headquarters is in Bangalore.

Infosys follows highest standards of corporate governance. No relative of the founders is eligible to work in Infosys and all the employees including founders are to retire at the age of 60. Some of the persons occupying key positions in Infosys are: N. R. Narayan Murthy (Founder, Non Executive Chairman and Chief Mentor), Nandan Nilekani (Co-founder and Co-Chairman), S. "Kris" Gopalakrishnan (Co-founder, CEO and MD), and S. D. Shibulal (Co-founder and COO).

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Note: The above information was last updated on 21-07-2007