Mitu Jayashankar

  • Indra Nooyi and Padmasree Warrior have much in common 01-07-2013 03:50 PM

    Indra Nooyi Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo Age: 57 Earned her Bachelors in physics, chemistry and mathematics from Madras Christian College in 1974. MBA, IIM-Calcutta, 1976. Master of Public and Private Management, Yale University, 1980 Married to Raj Nooyi; has two daughters, Preetha and Tara Earned $12.6 million last year High...
  • Manipal University's new course of action 13-09-2011 11:19 AM

    Ranjan Pai first met Mohandas Pai in the late 1990s at the Infosys campus in Electronic City, Bangalore. Ranjan's father Ramdas Pai was impressed by the bright chief financial officer (CFO) of a promising IT company and wanted his son to meet him. At first Ranjan didn't quite take to...
  • I have not known life except in 'The Hindu': Murali 27-08-2011 01:15 PM

    N Murali Age: 65 Designation: Managing Director, Kasturi & Sons, publisher of The Hindu, Business Line, Frontline Education: B Com, ACA Career: Spent over 40 years in Kasturi & Sons; retired on 12 August 2011 Interests: Cricket, Tennis, Music How were your last few months in The Hindu after CLB...
  • VG Siddhartha is Branching Out 30-06-2011 05:23 PM

    In 1983, if someone had told coffee baron VG Siddhartha that one day he would own an impressive multi-storied office on Vittal Mallya Road, Bangalores tony residential and shopping address, he would have called them crazy. Siddhartha was then just a rookie analyst at JM Financial and Investment Consultancy. Today...
  • Tiger knows customers better: Pramod Bhasin 06-06-2011 03:03 PM

    Pramod Bhasin Designation: President and CEO, Genpact Career: Founded Genpact in 1997. Prior to this, worked as an officer for GE Education: Chartered accountancy, London; Bachelor of Commerce from SRCC, Delhi University Interests: Loves to read and is an ardent cricket fan Weve heard that you wanted to step down...
  • The incredible story of the UID project 30-11-2010 10:55 AM

    When Ranjana Sonawane, a 30-year-old housewife from Tembhli, a tribal village in Nandurbar district of Maharashtra was allotted the UID number 7824-7431-7884, the team at the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) would have been quite justified in feeling a little pleased with themselves. A small team - 160 people...
  • Can Infosys move out of Murthy's shadow? 02-11-2010 01:44 PM

    Sometime last year, NR Narayana Murthy, chairman and chief mentor at Infosys Technologies, asked Jeffrey Lehman, chairman of the nominations committee at the company, if he could take time out to meet with MS ‘Vindi' Banga over dinner in New York City. Lehman is entrusted with the task of finding...
  • Is your mobile phone loaded with money? 18-09-2010 11:33 AM

    Name: Carol Realini Profile: Founder Obopay, a Silicon Valley mobile payments company. History: She was voted one of the top 25 women to watch for in technology in 2010 by AlwaysOn, Stanford University technology summit. Her Mission: Deliver financial services to a large number of people through mobile phones. I...
  • Forbes India: Infosys can be a global giant 13-09-2010 01:52 PM

    Claude Smadja Age: 64 Designation: Retiring as Independent Director, Infosys Board Education: Graduate from University of Lausanne, Switzerland Career: Director for News and Current Affairs, Swiss Broadcasting Division. Between 1996 and 2001 he was the MD of the World Economic Forum. He founded Smadja and Associates, a strategic advisory firm,...
  • Forbes India: A slice of Bangalore 10-09-2009 02:03 AM

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