The man behind one of the biggest M&A deals in India's information technology space isn't a conventional techie.
In fact, he started his software career pretty late in life -- at an age most of India's IT gurus consider suitable only for writing memoirs or mentoring.
Meet Vineet Nayyar, 70, vice-chairman, managing director and CEO of Tech Mahindra, which surprised many with its winning bid for Satyam.
Text: Shyamal Majumdar
Image: Anand Mahindra, chairman, Tech Mahindra, and Vineet Nayyar (right), its CEO and MD, address a news conference in Mumbai after winning the bid for a controlling stake in Satyam Computer Services Ltd. | Photograph: Arko Datta/Reuters
Also read: India: A growing link in the global supply chain
|Live updates on money.rediff.com