Senapathy Gopalakrishnan

About Senapathy Gopalakrishnan

Birth Day: April 05, 1955
Birth Place: Bangalore, India, India
Birth Sign: Taurus
Education: M.Sc. (Physics) M. Tech. (Computer Science)
Alma mater: Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Occupation: Executive Vice Chairman, Infosys
Years active: 1981 – present

Senapathy Gopalakrishnan Net Worth

Senapathy Gopalakrishnan was bornon April 05, 1955 in Bangalore, India, India. Cofounder of Infosys Senapathy "Kris" Gopalakrishnan retired from the company in 2014. Since his retirement he has personally invested in 63 startups, including 17 companies through his business incubator Axilor Ventures. Gopalakrishnan has also funded and created Itihaasa, a digital app that chronicles the evolution of India's IT industry. He has pledged $2.5 million for a new centre for innovation and entrepreneurship at IIT Madras, his alma mater.
Senapathy Gopalakrishnan is a member of Technology

💰 Net worth: $1.88 Billion (Updated at 22 June 2018)

2010 $1.3 Billion
2011 $1.6 Billion
2012 $1.5 Billion
2013 $1.35 Billion
2014 $1.5 Billion
2015 $1.85 Billion
2016 $1.6 Billion
2017 $1.6 Billion
2018 $1.85 Billion

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Awards and nominations:

Civilian awards: In 2011, Government of India awarded him with Padma Bhushan which is India's third highest civilian honor.

Biography/Timeline

1955

Kris Gopalakrishnan was born in Thiruvanathapuram on April 5, 1955. He spent his school days in Government Model Boys Higher Secondary School, Thycaud, Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala.

1977

Kris obtained an M.Sc. (Physics) in 1977 and M. Tech. (Computer Science) in 1979, both from IIT, Madras. He started his career as a software Engineer with Patni Computers, Mumbai in 1979.

1981

In 1981, Gopalakrishnan co-founded Infosys with six other entrepreneurs. His initial years at Infosys included management of design, development, implementation and support of information systems for clients in the U.S. consumer products industry. From 1987 to 1994, Gopalakrishnan headed the technical operations of KSA/Infosys (a joint venture between Infosys and KSA in Atlanta, Georgia).

2011

Civilian awards: In 2011, Government of India awarded him with Padma Bhushan which is India's third highest civilian honor.

2013

He was also a keynote speaker at Consilience 2013, organised by National Law School of India University, Bengaluru on Legal Aspects of Cloud Computing.

2014

In 2007, Kris took over as CEO and Managing Director of Infosys Technologies Limited from Nandan Nilekani. During his 4-year tenure, Infosys' topline doubled to $6 billion. Kris previously served as Chief Operating Officer (since April 2002), and as the President and Joint Managing Director (since August 2006). His responsibilities included Customer Services, Technology, Investments and Acquisitions. In August 2011, he handed over the responsibility of CEO and MD to his colleague and another co-founder of Infosys, S D Shibulal. He was later appointed Executive Vice-Chairman of Infosys Board. He served as Non-executive Vice Chairman of Infosys Board from June 14 till October 10, 2014.

2016

In 2014 Gopalakrishnan co-founded Axilor Ventures, a venture capital platform for young entrepreneurs. On March 8, 2016 Gopalakrishnan launched the 5th edition of IBETO hosted every year by Govt. Model Engineering College, Kochi.