Infosys CEO, Salil Parekh, Joins AdvanceCT's Board of Directors

8 May 2024

Press Release, News

New Haven, Connecticut, May 8, 2024 – Today, AdvanceCT announced that Salil Parekh, the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Infosys, will be joining our Board of Directors. 

Based in India, Parekh brings over three decades of experience in the global IT services industry. Parekh holds a Master of Engineering degree in Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University and a Bachelor of Technology degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. 

“We are very fortunate to have someone of Salil’s caliber as one of our board of directors,” said John Bourdeaux, President and CEO of AdvanceCT. “He is an experienced global business leader who will be able to provide valuable guidance and counsel to our organization and to Connecticut. I am also happy to report that Salil knows Connecticut and cares deeply about what we do. He lived in Westport and, so he has first-hand knowledge of what our state has to offer.”

“I am delighted and honored to be inducted to the board of AdvanceCT and express my sincere thanks to the state of Connecticut. I look forward to working with my fellow board members and with the state’s leadership to further deepen collaboration between government and business,” said Mr. Parekh.

Infosys has a Technology and Innovation Hub in Hartford and employs over 900 people in Connecticut.

About AdvanceCT
AdvanceCT is a business-driven nonprofit that works to engage, retain, and recruit businesses to Connecticut. AdvanceCT collaborates with the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) and our partners to implement high impact, equitable economic development. Our team advocates for and promotes Connecticut as a location for companies to compete and grow.

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