Vishal Sikka’s wife Vandana quits Infosys Foundation
New Delhi: Former Infosys CEO (chief executive officer) and MD (managing director) Vishal Sikka’s wife Vandana Sikka has quit the the philanthropic arm of the IT services company, Infosys Foundation. She was the chairperson of Infosys Foundation, USA.
“Today, I am writing this email to let you know that I have decided to move on from my role as the chairperson of Infosys Foundation USA. But as we know, a person’s passions are not bound by the entities that house us temporarily,” Mrs Sikka said in her resignation email which she also shared on blogging platform, Medium.
Vandana Sikka holds a Masters degree in computer science and was about to set up a startup, when the Infosys board had invited her to join the IT behemoth’s philanthropic efforts in the US.
In a surprise move, which shook the company, Vishal Sikka quit Infosys earlier this month. The Infosys board and Sikka both cited Murthy’s constant bickering and allegations as the reason behind the drastic decision.