Nagavara Ramarao Narayana Murthy is the founder of Infosys. He is currently the chairman emeritus of Infosys. Narayana Murthy completed his bachelors from the National Institute of Engineering & masters from IIT Kanpur. He started a company named Softronics but it failed. Infosys is now a $71 billion IT company.
Unknown & Interesting Facts about Narayana Murthy :
1. Borrowed capital from Wife
Narayana Murthy is married to Sudha Murthy. In 1981, he borrowed 10,000 rupees from her as an initial investment for Infosys.
2. Starting salary was Rs 1000
Narayana Murthy started his first job at Patni Computers, Pune. His first salary was just Rs 1000 per month.
3. Jailed for 72 hours
In 1974, Narayan Murthy was jailed for 72 hours in Bulgaria for speaking against the then communist government.
4. Son in law is an MP
Rishi Sunak is the son in law of Narayana Murthy. Rishi is married to Akshata Murthy. Rishi is an MP in the British Parliament.
5. Humble Billionaire
Narayana Murthy always uses the economic class. He lives a simple life & even drives his car.
Narayana Murthy was honoured by the Padma Shri in 2000 & Padma Vibhushan in 2008.
These were some of the facts about Narayana Murthy.