Vishal Sikka is the CEO and MD of Infosys.
Infosys Ltd (formerly Infosys Technologies) is an Indian multinational corporation that provides business consulting, information technology, software engineering and outsourcing services. It is headquartered in Bangalore, Karnataka. Infosys is the third-largest India-based IT services company by 2014 revenues, and the fifth largest employer of H-1B visa professionals in the United States in FY 2013.On 31 March 2014, its market capitalisation was INR 188,510 crores ($31.11 billion), making it India’s fifth largest publicly traded company
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The Headquarters of Infosys is located in Bengaluru
On 31 March 2014, Infosys had 890 clients across 30 countries.
Infosys has a global presence with 72 offices and 94 development centers in the United States, India, China, Australia, Japan, Middle East, and Europe.
In recent years, Infosys has begun shifting operations to the United States and other countries. In 2012, Infosys announced a new office in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to service Harley-Davidson, being the 18th international office in the United States. Infosys hired 1,200 United States employees in 2011, and expanded the workforce by an additional 2,000 employees in 2012
In December 2003, Infosys had acquired Australia-based IT service provider Expert Information Services for $23 million.
In December 2009, Infosys BPO acquired Atlanta-based McCamish Systems for about $38 million.
In January 2012, Infosys BPO acquired Australia-based Portland Group, provider of strategic sourcing and category management services, for about AUD 37 million.
In September 2012, Infosys acquired Switzerland-based Lodestone Management Consultants for about $345 million.
In 1996, Infosys established the Infosys Foundation, to support the underprivileged sections of society. At the outset, the Infosys Foundation implemented programs in Karnataka. It subsequently covered Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, and Punjab in a phased manner. A team at the Foundation identifies programs in the areas of Healthcare, Education, Culture, Destitute Care and Rural Development.
Infosys’ Global Academic Relations team forges Academic Entente (AcE)[clarification needed] with academic and partner institutions. It explores co-creation opportunities between Infosys and academia through case studies, student trips and speaking engagements. They also collaborate on technology, emerging economies, globalization, and research. Some initiatives include research collaborations, publications, conferences and speaking sessions, campus visits and campus hiring.
Infosys Labs is organized as a global network of research labs and innovation hubs.
Infosys Labs collaborates with leading national and international universities such as the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Cambridge, Queens University of Belfast, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, IITB-Monash Research Academy, Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Purdue University, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore.
Infosys Prize is an annual award given to scientists, researchers, engineers and social scientists in India. It is given by the Infosys Science Foundation, a not-for-profit trust which was set up in February 2009 by Infosys and some members of its Board. The prize is given under six categories. Each category includes a gold medallion, a citation certificate, and prize money of Rs. 55 Lakh.
The Development Center in Mysore campus
Infosys has a total of 160,405 employees as of 31 March 2014, of which 34.7% were women. Its workforce consists of employees representing 89 nationalities working from 32 countries. Out of its total workforce, 79% are software professionals, 15% are working in its BPO arm and remaining 5% work for support and sales. The attrition rate of Infosys Ltd., excluding its subsidiaries, for 12 months ending 31 March 2014, was 18.7%.
During FY 2013-14, Infosys received 911,220 applications from prospective employees and had a gross addition of 39,985 employees.
Training Centre in Mysore
As the world’s largest corporate university, the Infosys global education centre in the 340 acre campus has 500 instructors and 200 classrooms, with international benchmarks at its core. Established in 2002, it had trained around 100,000 engineering graduates by June 2012. It can train 12,000 employees with 3 batches of 4000 employees for 4 months each.
Infosys Leadership Institute (ILI)
ILI based in Mysore has 96 rooms and trains about 400 Infoscians annually to become the ‘leaders’