Nandan Mohanrao Nilekani born 2 June 1955

He did bachelor degree in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai

In 1978 he started his career at the Mumbai-based Patni Computer Systems 

In 1981, Nilekani, Murthy, and five others left Patni to start their own company, Infosys 

Nilekani became the chief executive officer of Infosys in March 2002 and served as CEO of the company through April 2007 

Nilekani joined Indian National Congress in March 2014 and contested from the Bangalore South constituency 

In December 2016, he joined a committee to investigate how people in India could use digital payments to a greater extent 

The President, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam presenting the Padma Bhushan Award – 2006 to Shri Nandan Mohan Nilekani