Sudha Murthy is an Indian social worker, teacher, and author. She is best known for her work with the Infosys Foundation, which she founded in 1996. The Foundation works to promote social and economic development in India.
Murthy was born in 1950 in Shiggaon, Karnataka into a Kannada Deshasta Madhva Family . She is the daughter of R.H Kulkarni, a surgeon, and Vimala Kulkarni, a school teacher. She graduated from the University of Mysore with a degree in electrical engineering. She then went on to earn a master’s degree in computer science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.
Murthy began her career as a software engineer with India’s largest software company, TCS. as the first woman to join . She later joined Infosys, where she worked for several years before taking on the role of chairperson of the Infosys Foundation.
Murthy has written several books, including a collection of short stories, a novel, and a book on her experiences as a social worker.
- Sudha Murthy is highly fond of movies
- She made her first appearance in a film called PITRUROON, based on her book Rhun
- She visited the U.S.A at the age of 29, to release her book Mahashweta, dedicated to her Husband Narayana Murthy.
- In 1995, she was awarded the Best Teacher Award from the Rotary Club of Bangalore.
- She established: The Murthy Classical Library of India at Harvard University
|Profession||Chairperson of Infosys, Author|
|Date of Birth||19 August 1950|
|Age (as in 2022)||66 Years|
|Father Name||R.H Kulkarni|
|Mother Name||Vimala Kulkarni|
|Husband Name||R.K Naryan|