Infosys Founder: Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy has told that Wipro had refused to give him a job. After this, he founded Infosys along with six of his friends. Former Wipro chairman Azim Premji had accepted this. He had said that not giving job to Narayana Murthy was one of the biggest mistakes of Wipro.
Azim Premji had called this the biggest mistake of Wipro
Narayan Murthy told in an interview to CNBC TV 18 that Azim Premji had accepted the mistake of not giving him the job. He had said that if this mistake had not been made, Infosys would not have posed a challenge to him today. At present the market cap of Infosys is Rs 6.65 lakh crore and that of Wipro is Rs 2.43 lakh crore.
Narayan Murthy and his friends created Infosys
Wipro and Infosys, which are among the country's largest IT companies, have their headquarters in Bengaluru. Wipro was founded by Azim Premji's father MH Hasham Premji in 1945. On the other hand, Infosys was born in 1981. Apart from Narayan Murthy, the company was founded by Nandan Nilekani, Kris Gopalakrishnan, SD Shibulal, K Dinesh, NS Raghavan and Ashok Arora. Was of.
Sudha Murthy gave the first funding, still could not become a part of the company
Narayan Murthy had earlier admitted that his wife Sudha Murthy had a big contribution in the establishment of Infosys. It was Sudha Murthy who provided the first funding for the establishment of the company by giving Rs 10,000. She deserved all of us. But, I had decided not to involve my family in the company. For this reason Sudha Murthy could never become a part of Infosys. Narayana Murthy had said that his idealism regarding family was wrong. This is the reason why his son Rohan Murthy also did not join Infosys. His daughter Akshata Murthy is married to British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.
Softronics, formed before Infosys, had failed
Narayan Murthy also admitted in the interview that even before Infosys, he had formed a company, which could not run. The 77-year-old billionaire told that he had founded Softronics. But, we had failed in this. After this he joined Patni Computer in Pune. His first job was in IIM Ahmedabad. He once again justified his idea of working 70 hours a week.
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