About Us


Established in 1981, Infosys is a NYSE listed global consulting and IT services company with more than 209,000 employees. From a capital of US$250, we have grown to become a US$11.12 billion (LTM Q1 FY19 revenues) company with a market capitalization of approximately US$ 42.4 billion.

In our journey of over 35 years, we have catalyzed some of the major changes that have led to India's emergence as the global destination for software services talent. We pioneered the Global Delivery Model and became the first IT Company from India to be listed on NASDAQ. Our employee stock options program created some of India's first salaried millionaires.

Read more about the defining moments in the history of Infosys.



  • Infosys completed 25 years of listing on Indian Stock exchanges
  • Infosys signed the “Advance Pricing Agreement” with the US IRS to enhance predictability of the Company’s tax obligations in respect of its US operations


  • Infosys completed its equity share buy back program of ₹ 13,000 crore, amounting to 4.92% of total outstanding equity shares
  • Infosys Board appointed Salil Parekh as CEO and MD of the company effective January 2, 2018
  • Infosys Board appointed Nandan Nilekani as Non- Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Pravin Rao appointed as Interim Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director
  • Board revised the capital allocation policy and decided to payout up to 70% of the free cash flow (net cash provided by operating activities less capital expenditure as per the consolidated statement of cash flows prepared under IFRS) as dividend.


  • Touches revenues of US$10 billion on an LTM basis
  • Infosys launches Infosys Mana (now part of Infosys Nia), a platform that brings machine learning together with the deep knowledge of an organization, to drive automation and innovation
  • Infosys Foundation USA partners with the National Science Foundation and DonorsChoose.org to pioneer a new model of public-private-community collaboration for computer science education
  • Infosys Launches Skava Commerce, a new standard for modern, mobile-first and modular e-commerce platforms
  • Infosys invests in Waterline Data, provider of data discovery and data governance software; Stellaris Venture Partners, an early-stage venture fund; UNSILO, an A.I. start-up focused on advanced text analysis; TidalScale, a provider of Software-Defined Servers


  • Infosys acquired Noah Consulting LLC, a leading provider of advanced information management consulting services for the oil and gas industry.
  • Board decides to increase the dividend pay-out ratio to up to 50% of post-tax profits
  • Infosys acquired Skava, a leading provider of Digital Experience solutions for the Retail industry
  • Infosys acquired Panaya, Inc., a leading provider of automation technology for large scale enterprise software management
  • Infosys announces US$250 million ‘Innovate in India Fund’ to support Indian start-ups


  • Dr. Vishal Sikka takes over as the CEO and MD from S.D. Shibulal
  • Revenue crosses INR 50,000 crore
  • Board decides to increase the dividend pay-out ratio to up to 40% of post-tax profits
  • Cash and cash equivalents (including available-for-sale financial assets and certificates of deposit) cross US$5 billion


  • Infosys Board appoints N. R. Narayana Murthy as Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Infosys begins trading on NYSE Euronext London and Paris markets
  • Infosys Edge™ wins the NASSCOM Business Innovation Award for 2013
  • Infosys presented with ‘2013 Environmental Tracking Carbon Ranking Leader’ award


  • Listed on the NYSE market
  • Infosys acquires Lodestone Holding AG, a leading management consultancy based in Switzerland
  • Forbes ranks Infosys among the world's most innovative companies
  • Infosys among top 25 performers in Caring for Climate Initiative


  • N. R. Narayana Murthy hands over chairmanship to K.V. Kamath
  • S.D. Shibulal, COO, takes over as the CEO and MD from Kris Gopalakrishnan
  • Infosys crosses US$6 billion revenue mark, employee strength grows to over 125,000


  • Infosys crosses the US$5 billion revenue mark


  • Infosys selected as a member of The Global Dow
  • Employee strength grows to over 100,000


  • Infosys crosses revenues of US$4 billion
  • Annual net profits cross US$1 billion


  • Kris Gopalakrishnan, COO, takes over as CEO. Nandan M. Nilekani is appointed Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors
  • Quarterly revenues cross US$1 billion


  • Infosys celebrates 25 years. Employees grow to 50,000+
  • Annual revenues double to US$2 billion. It took 23 years to reach first billion, only 23 months to reach next billion in revenues
  • N. R. Narayana Murthy retires from the services of the company on turning 60. The Board of Directors appoints him as an Additional Director. He continues as Chairman and Chief Mentor of Infosys


  • Records the largest international equity offering of US$1 billion from India
  • Selected to the Global MAKE Hall of Fame


  • Annual revenues reach US$1 billion
  • Infosys Consulting Inc. is launched


  • Establishes subsidiaries in China and Australia
  • Expands operations in Pune and China, and sets up a development center in Thiruvananthapuram
  • Sponsors secondary ADS offering


  • Touches revenues of US$500 million
  • Nandan M. Nilekani takes over as CEO from N.R. Narayana Murthy, who is appointed Chairman and Chief Mentor
  • Opens offices in the Netherlands, Singapore and Switzerland
  • Infosys and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania set up The Wharton Infosys Business Transformation Awards (WIBTA)
  • Launches Progeon, offering business process outsourcing services


  • Touches revenues of US$400 million. Opens offices in UAE and Argentina, and a development center in Japan
  • N. R. Narayana Murthy is rated among Time Magazine/CNN's 25 most influential businessmen in the world
  • Infosys is rated as the Best Employer by Business World/Hewitt


  • Touches revenues of US$200 million
  • Opens offices in France and Hong Kong, a global development center in Canada and UK, and three development centers in the US
  • Relaunches Banks 2000, the universal banking solution from Infosys, as Finacle™


  • Touches revenues of US$100 million. Listed on NASDAQ
  • Infosys becomes the 21st company in the world to achieve a CMM Level 5 certification
  • Opens offices in Germany, Sweden, Belgium, Australia, and two development centers in the US
  • Infosys Business Consulting Services is launched


  • Starts Enterprise Solutions (packaged applications) practice


  • Opens an office in Toronto, Canada
  • Infosys is assessed at CMM Level 4


  • The Infosys Foundation is established


  • Opens first European office in the UK and global development centers at Toronto and Mangalore. Sets up e-Business practice


  • Moves corporate headquarters to Electronic City, Bangalore. Opens a development center at Fremont


  • Introduces Employee Stock Options (ESOP) program
  • Acquires ISO 9001/TickIT certification
  • Goes public


  • Opens first international office in Boston, US


  • Relocates corporate headquarters to Bangalore


  • Infosys is established by N. R. Narayana Murthy and six engineers in Pune, India, with an initial capital of US$250
  • Signs up its first client, Data Basics Corporation, in New York
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