IIIT-B inaugurated “Infosys Academic Block” on April 3, 2017, achieving the first big milestone in the fiscal year. The academic block has been funded by Infosys Foundation. Mr. S. Gopalakrishnan (Chairman Governing Body, IIIT-B, Executive Vice chairman, Infosys) inaugurated the building in the presence of Prof. S. Sadagopan (Director, IIIT-B); Mrs. Sudha Murthy (Chairperson,Infosys Foundation); Mr. B. V. Naidu (Chairman, Sagitaur Ventures Pvt Ltd); Mr. Gautam Hegde (Managing Director, Backend Bangalore Private Limited; Mr. Naresh Shah (President EG India R&D Hewlett Packard Enterprise); Mr. Vivek Kulkarni (Retd. IAS); Prof. H.N. Mahabala; Faculty and Staff members of IIIT-B.