Infosys Founder Murthy Returns—and Faces U.S. Visa Shock

N.R. Narayana Murthy Photograph by Manjunath Kiran/AFP via Getty Images

Steve Jobs went back to Apple. Michael Dell returned to Dell. Add Indian outsourcing billionaire N.R. Narayana Murthy to the list of visionary founders who came out of retirement to fix problems at the IT companies they once led. “This calling was sudden, unexpected and most unusual,” Murthy, 66, said in an e-mailed statement after Infosys announced his return as executive chairman on June 1. “But, then, Infosys is my middle child. Therefore, I have put aside my plans and accepted this responsibility.”

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