Senapathy Gopalakrishnan
Senapathy Gopalakrishnan

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Name: Senapathy Gopalakrishnan
Real Name: Kris Gopalakrishnan
Occupation: Technology
Gender: Male
Birth Day: April 5, 1955
Age: 67
Birth Place: Bangalore, India, India
Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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Senapathy Gopalakrishnan

Senapathy Gopalakrishnan was born on April 5, 1955 in Bangalore, India, India (67 years old). Senapathy Gopalakrishnan is a Technology, zodiac sign: Taurus. Find out Senapathy Gopalakrishnannet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.

Net Worth

Net Worth 2020

$1.4 Billion

Salary 2020

Not known

With the net worth of $1.4 Billion, Senapathy Gopalakrishnan is the # 1006 richest person on earth all the time follow our database.

Biography Timeline


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


Gopalakrishnan 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 Computer Systems, Mumbai, in 1979.


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).


In 2007, Gopalakrishnan 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. Gopalakrishnan 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's board. He served as non-executive vice chairman of Infosys's board from 14 June till 10 October 2014.


In 2011, Government of India awarded him with Padma Bhushan which is India's third highest civilian honor. He was conferred with an honorary doctorate by University of Kerala in 2019.


Gopalakrishnan is the chairman of the International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore and vice chairman of the Board for Information Technology Education Standards (BITES) set up by the government of Karnataka. He was named as non-executive chairman of Jetsynthesys, a digital company headed by Rajan Navani In April 2012, Gopalakrishnan was appointed as a member of the reconstituted United Nations Global Compact Board for three years. On 5 April 2013 he was elected as the president of the industry body Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for the year 2013–14. He is a trustee of the Infosys Science Foundation and a member of ACM, IEEE and IEEE Computer Society, as well as the chief mentor of Startup Village.


In 2014 Gopalakrishnan co-founded Axilor Ventures, a venture capital platform for young entrepreneurs. He was also a keynote speaker at Consilience 2013, organised by National Law School of India University, Bengaluru on Legal Aspects of Cloud Computing.

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Currently, Senapathy Gopalakrishnan is 67 years, 7 months and 22 days old. Senapathy Gopalakrishnan will celebrate 68th birthday on a Wednesday 5th of April 2023. Below we countdown to Senapathy Gopalakrishnan upcoming birthday.


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