Rohan Narayana Murty, from a renowned family, carves his own path while supporting parents Sudha and N.R. Narayana Murthy, founders of Infosys. Rohan, son of India’s largest IT company founder NR Narayan Murty, has a successful startup venture. Sudha Murty, a well-known author, philanthropist, and engineer, is his mother and a trailblazing female engineer at Tata Motors.
Rohan’s inspiring journey is marked by unwavering determination, strong beliefs, and exceptional achievements – from his early passion for programming to becoming the driving force behind the startup Soroco’s success. He shares a sibling bond with Akshata Murty, the spouse of British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.
His brilliance and innovative spirit emerged early in life, nurtured by the support of his accomplished parents, fostering a keen interest in programming that would shape his future. Bishop Cotton Boys’ School in Bangalore laid a strong foundation for his academic pursuits.
After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in computer science from Cornell University and obtaining a Ph.D. in computer engineering from Harvard University, with a focus on opportunistic wireless networks, a promising field, Rohan embarked on a path of technical innovation.
In 2014, he co-founded Soroco alongside esteemed computer scientists Arjun Narayan and George Nychis. The company revolutionized digital transformation for businesses through cutting-edge technology leveraging artificial intelligence. Rohan takes charge of the startup’s technological operations.
Soroco’s ambitious plans for expansion target a $15 billion market encompassing 500 million white-collar employees worldwide, as reported by Forbes. Despite not revealing its revenue figures, NelsonHall Vendor Evaluation & Assessment Tool (NEAT) projects Soroco’s top-line revenues for 2022 to reach $18 million (approximately Rs 148 crore).
As the son of N.R. Narayana Murthy, Rohan owns a significant share of Infosys, valued at Rs 5.55 lakh crore. With 6,08,12,892 shares, equivalent to 1.67 percent of Infosys, he earned Rs 106.42 crore in dividend income, according to Business Today.