V Balakrishnan

Former Infy CFO demands discontinuance of certain board members

Former Infy CFO demands discontinuance of certain board members

Earlier, Murthy had accused Infosys and its board of failing in disclosure and corporate governance norms.

Dec 09, 2017, 16:50 PM IST

Infosys board blaming Murthy to hide own failures: Bala

Former Infosys CFO V Balakrishnan on Tuesday said the board of the IT major is blaming co-founder N R Narayana Murthy over Vishal Sikka's exit as CEO "just to hide its own failures".

Aug 22, 2017, 19:50 PM IST
Infosys should have raised buyback size to boost confidence: Bala

Infosys should have raised buyback size to boost confidence: Bala

Infosys former CFO V Balakrishnan has said the company should have increased the size of its buyback plan to boost investor confidence amid the uncertainties at the firm, but maintained that the probe by the US law firms will have no bearing on the offer.

Aug 22, 2017, 18:12 PM IST
Techies well taken care of, no need for union: Balakrishnan

Techies well taken care of, no need for union: Balakrishnan

Employees' unions are not needed in information technology industry where work ethic is good and the staff are well-paid with techies even finding opportunities outside the company they work for, says a senior industry figure.

May 30, 2017, 13:39 PM IST

Disappointed with Infy's explanation on issues: Balakrishnan

Infosys former CFO V Balakrishnan on Monday said he was disappointed that the company did not offer "concrete answers" on matters like CEO compensation and severance pay to former executives, and insisted that the board need to take the "first step" to address the concerns raised.

Feb 13, 2017, 23:09 PM IST

Appoint interim chairman to engage with Infy founders: Ex-CFO V Balakrishnan

As the rift between founders and its Board widens at Infosys, its former CFO V Balakrishnan on Sunday said an interim chairman should be appointed at the earliest to "effectively" engage with its billionaire co-founders.

Feb 12, 2017, 22:51 PM IST

Ex-IT honchos raise second round of funding

Exfinity Technology Fund, promoted by former IT honchos of Infosys, Wipro and I-flex, Friday announced raising Rs.25 crore in the second and final round of funding exercising the green shoe option.

Aug 08, 2014, 16:59 PM IST

Pai, Bala, Prahlad ask Infy to buy back shares worth Rs 11k

The former executives are seeking Rs 3,850 a share, which is a premium of 7.7 percent over the company's closing price of Rs 3,574 on Wednesday.

Aug 06, 2014, 17:23 PM IST

Former Infosys officers call for $1.8 billion buyback

The demand comes at a time when Infosys is in the middle of the biggest leadership transition in its history.

Aug 06, 2014, 11:26 AM IST

V Balakrishnan joins Avekshaa Technologies' advisory board

Former Infosys CFO V Balakrishnan has joined the advisory board of an architecture-led IT consulting and solutions firm Avekshaa Technologies to offer his expertise on international business trends, business priorities and strategic direction.

Jun 05, 2014, 17:24 PM IST

Technocrats lose to Modi wave

Entry of technocrats and industry torchbearers like Nandan Nilekani and V Balakrishnan into Indian politics was touted as a game changer but all of them tasted defeat at the hustings, swept away by the Modi wave.

May 16, 2014, 17:24 PM IST

Kamath, Mohandas Pai, Balakrishnan played a role in my return: NRN Murthy

Murthy, who retired in August 2011, was called back in June last year to take charge of the once IT bellwether that failed to keep pace with the growth posted by industry peers like TCS and HCL Technologies.

May 15, 2014, 22:26 PM IST

Ex-Infosys honcho to campaign for Arvind Kejriwal

Modi is also contesting from Vadodara Lok Sabha seat in Gujarat, where election is due April 30.

Apr 19, 2014, 16:59 PM IST

Ex-Infosys honcho to campaign for Kejriwal

V Balakrishnan, the former Infosys honcho and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) contestant from the Bangalore Central Lok Sabha seat, will campaign for the party`s national convener Arvind Kejriwal, who is contesting from Varanasi.

Apr 19, 2014, 15:51 PM IST

IT captains hail Nilekani & Balakrishnan`s political foray

As IT poster boys Nandan Nilekani and V Balakrishnan face electoral test next week, captains of their industry have hailed their plunge into the murky waters of politics.

Apr 15, 2014, 09:34 AM IST

Fighting elections more exciting than Infosys job: AAP`s Bala

In poll fray on AAP ticket, former Infosys director V Balakrishnan, once in charge of managing over Rs 15,000 crore of Infosys cash, finds fighting elections more exciting than his job at the IT giant.

Apr 07, 2014, 15:42 PM IST

Infosys ex-honcho Balakrishnan seeks to change system

Balakrishnan is pitted against P.C. Mohan, outgoing BJP MP, and Rizwan Arshad of the Congress in the Bangalore Central constituency.

Apr 04, 2014, 15:09 PM IST

Three débutantes in race in Bangalore Central

Three new faces, including high-profile Aam Aadmi Party candidate and former Infosys Board member V Balakrishnan, are slugging it out in Bangalore central Lok Sabha constituency against incumbent PC Mohan of BJP.

Mar 29, 2014, 12:10 PM IST

Former Infosys director files nomination from Bangalore Central

Former Infosys director V Balakrishnan was among 73 candidates who jumped into the electoral battle on the fifth day of filing of nominations for the April 17 Lok Sabha polls in Karnataka.

Mar 24, 2014, 19:53 PM IST

Despite top-level exits, Infy stock up 50% since Murthy return

On December 20, the IT major's scrip had hit a 52-week high level of Rs 3,569.90.

Dec 25, 2013, 18:15 PM IST