Kris Gopalakrishnan, Chairman, India Innovation Summit; Past President, CII & Co-Founder, Infosys Ltd.

Mr. Senapathy “Kris” Gopalakrishnan, co-founder of Infosys, served as Vice Chairman from 2011 to 2014 and as the CEO and MD from 2007 to 2011. He was the elected president of India’s apex industry chamber Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for 2013-14, and served as one of the co-chairs of the World Economic Forum in Davos in January 2014. Mr Gopalakrishnan serves on the Board of several education and research organisations including IIT Madras and IIM Bangalore. He is the Chairman of the Vision Group on IT of Karnataka Government and the Chairman of CII Innovation and Entrepreneurship Council.