Business Luminary Nandan Nilekani shares his experiences with CNN’s Todd Benjamin in 'The Boardroom'

Airtimes: Indian Standard Times

Tuesday, June 6 at 1830 hrs during World News Asia

Saturday, June 10 at 1100am during World Business this Week and

1830 hrs during World News

Sunday, June 11 at 1930 hrs during World News

THE BOARDROOM is CNN’s new weekly interview segment offering insights into the minds of the world's top business leaders. The interview segment airs across primetime evening news on WORLD NEWS ASIA and business programming including WORLD BUSINESS TODAY AND BUSINESS INTERNATIONAL. This week, CNN’s Financial Editor, Todd Benjamin interviews Nandan Nilekani, the President and CEO of Indian software giant, Infosys Technologies, on THE BOARDROOM.

Nilekani speaks to Todd Benjamin about his childhood, family and his education and shares his experiences while building the first Indian company to be listed on the NASDAQ.

He also talks about his expeditious journey, with his six partners, which led to the foundation of one of India’s biggest software companies. He proudly attributes his present stature to his middle class upbringing, which enabled him to dream and create a company with the highest standard of ethics, corporate governance and transparency.

While pondering over the prevailing corruption in India, Nilekani talks to THE BOARDROOM about India's boom, the drive behind his Company's success and also why he believes India is 'a good role model for emulation.'

Next up is Brett Yormark, the 39 year old CEO of the Nets Sports and Entertainment, before Chairman of Esquel Group Marjorie Yang speaks to Andrew Stevens in Hong Kong. Finally Todd Benjamin rounds off June in an interview with Dell CEO Kevin Rollins.

THE BOARDROOM goes beyond quarterly earnings and trading updates and focuses instead on what motivates these cognoscente CEOs, their leadership styles and strategies. Todd Benjamin in Europe, Maggie Lake in the U.S. and Andrew Stevens in Asia bring priceless face time with the biggest names in business and the top leaders of the world’s most powerful and influential companies.

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