His father worked as an officer in the Indian Railways and his mother a teacher. - i Brain was founded along with his brother which was later acquired by Pattern RX, Inc.1973: His family moved to Vadodara in Gujarat, India when he was six. - was started as his second startup, which focused on developing technology for non-invasive, service-based integration of enterprise applications and information. Got responsibility for application development and integration technologies and architecture.This series later led to the acquisition of by Peregrine Systems itself. Soon gets promoted to Senior Vice President of Architecture and Chief Software Architect roles April 2007: Sikka is named SAP's first-ever CTO 2008: A car accident takes place in Costa Rica in 2008, where Sikka was vacationing with his family.During this time he discusses with SAP's founder Hasso Plattner that he wanted out of the company and work on newer technological areas which were affecting data computation speed.
I will be working closely with Sesh, Ravi, Pravin, with all of you, and the senior management team to plan out the details and the timelines to ensure a smooth transition and in the meantime, continue our work without disruption, and ensuring that we protect our company, the employees, the clients, and the interests of every shareholder. I came here to help navigate the company through what I saw as a massive transformation opportunity, to transform our company and restore strong profitable growth, as well as help transform the business of our customers.12 June 2014: Sikka is named as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of the company, Infosys Ltd(India's second-largest IT services exporter).Thus, making him the first non-founding CEO & managing director since the company's inception over three decades ago.Here is his complete storyline from the beginning till the day he decided to resign from Infosys.1 June 1967: Vishal Sikka was born in Shajapur Madhya Pradesh to Punjabi parents. - Sikka joined Xerox's research labs for a very brief period of time.
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