Who is Sridhar Vembu, the Indian techie who has been awarded Padma Shri?
Chennai-based Zoho Corp’s founder Sridhar Vembu has been awarded India’s fourth-highest civilian honour Padma Shri. It is being awarded to him under Trade and Industry field. A graduate of IIT Madras and Princeton University, Vembu was born in Tamil Nadu. He founded AdventNet Inc. in 1996 along with a couple of brothers and later the company was renamed Zoho Corp. in 2009 with its headquarters in Chennai.