She is especially inclined towards building resources for early stage Founders and help them with the softer aspects of building their business. India has about 4 million people who have Alzheimer’s and it’s estimated there will be 10 million in the next 20 years. Kris served as the vice chairman of Infosys from 2011 to 2014 and the chief executive officer and managing director of Infosys from 2007 to 2011. Be it in research, in agriculture, or in the IT services industry.”. Post a Comment. Mr Senapathy “Kris” Gopalakrishnan is the Chairman of Axilor Ventures, a seed fund. His online course, Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies, one of Harvard’s most popular, has been taken by more than half a million students in over 200 countries. Over its lifetime, Vizury’s platform powered 1000+ leading brands in Retail, Finance & Travel verticals among others. Mr Gopalakrishnan serves on the Board of Governors of Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) and is the Chairman, Board of Governors of IIIT, Bangalore. We have six Chairs, three at IISc, three at IIT-Madras, and about 45-50 people are working in this area in these institutions. He co-founded Infosys in 1981 and led the company in different capacities since its inception. In 2007, he was nominated to be a Young Global Leader (under 40) by the World Economic Forum. If you look at the top ten IT services companies in the world, you will find 4 or 5 from India. He is also the Chairman of the High Power Digital Advisory Committee (HPDAC) of Kerala. He has also worked as an energy policy analyst; co-founded an energy storage startup; and consulted with a cleantech venture fund. Prachi Sinha heads Healthcare Investments at Axilor. Updated: 11 Jun 2020, 01:32 PM IST Nandita Mathur. Axilor Ventures is led by Infosys co-founders Kris Gopalakrishnan and SD Shibulal. In his last assignment he was CPO for a digital payments company. This poses a huge social cost, not just to the nation and to the health care system, but also to the family. She has a penchant for writing and is known for her interest in covering trends affecting the Future of Work. Chetan is part of the product leadership team at LinkedIn in Bay area. He’s also helped tribals grow and sell award-winning coffee and conceptualized an app that tells the story of Indian IT. Outside Harvard, he also serves on the boards of the global power company, AES Corporation, the global adtech company and India’s first unicorn, InMobi, Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, PRS India, a non-profit dedicated to India’s parliamentary governance, and is a co-founder of several ventures across the developing world. VG serves on the boards of several companies and advisory bodies. The company counts Infosys cofounder and Axilor Ventures’ Kris Gopalakrishnan, Portea Medical cofounder K Ganesh, former Facebook director Anand Chandrasekaran and … Maggi has a combined experience of +16 years. He comes with more than 5 years of experience in strategy consulting, public policy, entrepreneurship, and venture capital. He is Trustee of the Infosys Science Foundation, a not-for-profit trust; a Member of the Board of Trustees, Boston University and a Member of the Board of Managers of Haverford College, Philadelphia. We have created tremendous amount of wealth (and I am a beneficiary of that). We are using two different models for research. She is responsible for designing and monitoring the compliance mechanism for Axilor and its investee companies, lead all legal aspects for its investment activities and advise Axilor and its investee companies on a range of corporate, contractual, governance matters. Chennai: "The big opportunity is ahead of us and the big opportunity for India is to be the laboratory where this (technology impacting society) transformation is going to materialise to the benefit of society," said Kris Gopalakrishnan, Chairman of Axilor Ventures and former executive vice-chairman of Infosys. Prior to joining Axilor, Nandan was with the Investment Banking team at Mosaic Capital, an India & Europe based Investment Banking firm where he advised mid market clients on M&A and fund-raise across Technology, Industrial & Healthcare sectors. Kris is one of the co-founders of Infosys. He serves on several global leadership forums and advisory boards. Join and network with a global community of innovators by sharing your success story with the world. Prior to Vizury, he was a part of the Business Value Group in Trilogy Inc. where he worked with Fortune 500 companies to establish business value from Trilogy’s solutions. This shows the potential for startups and that India is switching to an innovation-led economy. She is an MBA from Indian School of Business (ISB) and an economics graduate from Fergusson college, Pune.