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Investors are banking on Nilekani to restore Infosys' faltering culture

Nilekani's return as non-executive chairman is second time a co-founder has returned to help Infosys

Raghu Krishnan  |  Bengaluru 

With the Supreme Court ruling on the right to privacy, Nandan Nilekani, the czar of the Aadhar database that led to this case, would have been in the limelight for his opinion on the subject. Yet, this week, his credentials in conceptualising and building the Aadhar database are not the reason he finds himself the cynosure of all eyes. Instead, it is what others expect of him that makes him headline news — to step into the breach at Infosys, the company he co-founded in 1981 and headed from 2002 to 2007, following the ructions caused by the abrupt departure of the IT ...


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First Published: Fri, August 25 2017. 04:53 IST