S. D. Shibulal is the Co-founder, Member of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Infosys. Prior to becoming the CEO and Managing Director, Shibu served as the Chief Operating Officer between 22nd August 2011. Earlier, Shibu held a number of senior leadership roles including: Head of Worldwide Sales and Customer Delivery, Worldwide Head of Customer Delivery, and Head of Infosys Manufacturing and Distribution and Internet Consulting practice. As a co-founder of the company, he was instrumental in the development of Infosys' Global Delivery Model, which established a new standard for the delivery of outsourced IT services and helped set the stage for the company's evolution into a leading multinational business consulting and IT services provider. As the Chief Executive Officer, Shibu is focused on strengthening strategic partnerships with clients, increasing client relevance and evolving the company's business model towards achieving Infosys' aspirations of becoming the next generation global consulting and IT services corporation. He is a Trustee of the Infosys Science Foundation, a not-for-profit trust, set up by Infosys and some members of its Board, to spread the culture of science mainly through the Infosys Prize, an annual award across six scientific categories. Shibu is a member of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Emerging Multinationals and the Co-chair of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) National Committee on IT, ITES and e-Commerce. He is the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Information and Communication Technology Academy of Kerala and a member of the Board of Trustees of Boston University. He is also a member of the Metropolitan College Dean's Advisory Board of Boston University. Shibu is a member of the Seoul International Business Advisory Council (SIBAC), The Leaders Council of the International Business Leaders Forum and the Global Corporate Governance Forum's Private Sector Advisory Group. Shibu holds a Master's degree in Computer Science from Boston University and a Master's degree in Physics from the University of Kerala.