Nandan Nilekani (Indian Entrepreneur)

May 11, 2018 | Listed by Rajesh Kumar | Category: Persons

Nandan Nilekani was born on 2 June 1955 in Banglore, Karnataka, India. He is a popular Indian entrepreneur, politician and bureaucrat. He is the co-founder and non executive chairman of Infosys India leading multinational organisation. In replacing R Seshasayee and Ravi Venkatesan he is the non executive chairman of Infosys. Nilekani is also the chairman of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). He started his career from Patni Computer Systems, Mumbai in 1978. The net worth of Nandan Nilekani is $1.9 Billion. Nilekani became one of the youngest entrepreneurs to join 20 global leaders on the World Economic Forum (WEF) Foundation Board in January 2006,


Nandan Nilekani
Birth Date2 June 1955 - Bangalore, Mysore State, India (now Karnataka, India)
SpouseRohini Nilekani
ChildrenNihar Nilekani, Jahnavi Nilekani
ParentsDurga & Mohan Rao Nilekani
EducationSchooled from Bishop Cotton Boys' School, St. Joseph High School Dharwad, Karnataka PU College Dharwad and Graduated in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai.
ProfessionNon-Executive Chairman of Infosys
AwardsNDTV Indian of the Year's Transformational Idea of the Year Award in 2011, Asia Business Leaders Award (2004) organised by CNBC, Won Joseph Schumpeter Prize for innovative services in economy, economic sciences and politics in 2005, Listed in World's Most Influential People's list of Time magazine in 2009, Honored with 'Legend in Leadership Award' by the Yale University in November 2009, Padma Bhushan in 2006, Named as Businessman of the Year by Forbes Asia in 2006, Ranked 12th in India's 50 most powerful people of 2017 list by India Today magazine, Lifetime Achievement Award from E & Y in 2017, CNBC- TV 18 conferred India Business leader award in 2017, 22nd Nikkei Asia Prize for Economic & Business Innovation in 2017
Net Worth$ 1.9 billion as of 31 July 2018

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