Vishal Sikka

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Birthday
1, 1967
Birthplace
India
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
1, 1967 (age 52)
Birthplace
India

About

Best known as the Chief Executive Officer of Infosys Ltd., this Indian technology entrepreneur also served on the board of SAP SE (Systems Applications Products Societas Europaea).

Before Fame

After studying computer science at both Maharaja Sayajirao University and Syracuse University, he earned a PhD from Stanford University. After working briefly for Xerox, he founded a company called iBrain.

Trivia

In 2008, he became a board member of an Indian technology journal and organization called the CTO Forum.

Family Life

He grew up in a Punjabi family in Madhya Pradesh, India. His mother was a schoolteacher, and his father worked for the Indian Railways.

Associated With

He and fellow computer scientist Robert Sedgewick both earned degrees from Stanford.