RISING TO THE CHALLENGE

Nov 29 - Dec 1, 2016  ●  Jakarta, Indonesia

Co-Founder
Infosys & Axilor Ventures
India

S D Shibulal (Shibu) is one of the co-founders of Infosys. Shibu served as the CEO and MD of Infosys from 2011 to 2014 and was a Member of the Board of Infosys. He retired from Infosys in 2014. From 1991 to 1996, Shibu worked with Sun Microsystems in the US and he led the team that designed and implemented Sun’s first e-commerce application.

 

In 2014, Shibu co-founded Axilor Ventures – a new generation platform supporting innovation and entrepreneurship. Through its programs which include Accelerator, Scale-up and Early Stage Funding, Axilor aims to support early stage entrepreneurs improve their odds of success in e-commerce, enterprise, healthcare and clean-tech sectors.

 

Shibu serves on the board of several organisations promoting education, science and technology. He is trustee of the Infosys Science Foundation, a not-for- profit trust, a member of the board of trustees in the Metropolitan College dean’s advisory board, Boston University, member of the board of governors of Indraprastha Institute of Information technology, Delhi and a member of the board of managers of Haverford College. He is also the chairman of the board of governors of the Information and Communication Technology Academy of Kerala.

 

Shibu holds a master’s degree in computer science from Boston University and a master’s degree in physics from the University of Kerala.