N. R. Narayana Murthy wins the 2017 Thomas Jefferson Foundation medal in global innovation
We congratulate N. R. Narayana Murthy, ISF Trustee and Founder – Infosys, on winning the 2017 Thomas Jefferson Foundation medal in global innovation. He receives this honor for his innovation and leadership in the creation of a global software and services industry. The Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals recognize achievements of those who embrace endeavors in which Jefferson, the author of the Declaration of Independence and third U.S. president, excelled and held in high regard. These medals are the highest external honors bestowed by the University of Virginia, which grants no honorary degrees.
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