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Padma Bhushan Nandan Nilekani

Co-founder and Non-Executive Chairman, Infosys


development dialogue 2018 speaker Nandan Nilekani Co-founder and Non-Executive Chairman, Infosys

Nandan Nilekani is a leader in business and he has contributed greatly to the Indian economy and social projects. He co-founded Infosys and currently serves as the Non-Executive Chairman of Infosys. He is also the Co-founder and Chairman of EkStep, a not-for-profit effort to create a learner centric, technology based platform to improve basic literacy and numeracy for millions of children.

He was most recently the Chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) in the rank of a Cabinet Minister. Mr. Nilekani is the author of "Imagining India" and co- authored his second book with Viral Shah, "Rebooting India: Realizing a Billion Aspirations". In 2005, he received the prestigious Joseph Schumpeter prize for innovative services in economy, economic sciences and politics.



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