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Narayana Murthy`s daughter all set to tie nuptial knot

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 25, 2009 - 20:17

Bangalore: Infosys co-founder and chief
mentor NR Narayana Murthy and Infosys Foundation Chairperson
Sudha Murthy`s daughter, Akshata, is all set to tie nuptial
knot with an Indian classmate of hers from Stanford Business
School on August 29, family sources said.

The 29-year-old Akshata, a venture capitalist in
cleantech space based in California, will be getting married
to Rishi Sumak who is also based in US, sources told agency
refusing to divulge further details about Sumak.
"The marriage is going to a two-day affair. A simple
marriage ceremony will be held here on August 29 followed by a
reception at the Leela Palace, the next day," sources said.

They said around 1,000 guests are expected at the
reception and added, "It will also be simple and low key and
not lavish."

A senior associate at Siderian Ventures, whose aim is
to build entrepreneurial cleantech-enabling businesses with
global perspective, Akshata is currently employed as Marketing
Director with Tendris, a Dutch cleantech Incubator fund with
presence in Amsterdam and San Francisco.
Like her sibling Rohan- who is a Microsoft fellow doing a
doctoral programme in computer science at Harvard University,
Akshata schooled in Bangalore. She received her undergraduate
degree from Claremont McKenna in California and did her MBA
from Standford.

Akshata is one of Infosys` largest individual
shareholders a 1.4 per cent stake. Her net worth is currently
around Rs 1,600 crore.

Bureau Report

First Published: Tuesday, August 25, 2009 - 20:17
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