Azim Premji, in full Azim Hasham Premji, (born July 24, , Bombay [now Mumbai], India), Indian business entrepreneur who served as chairman of Wipro . Azim Premji Biography – Azim Premji is an Indian business magnate and philanthropist, who is recognized as the chairman of Wipro Limited. With a net worth of. Azim Premji Biography, India’s Tech King, Chairman and CEO of Wipro Technologies, Azim Premji Biography, Azim Premji Wipro Technologies.
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This entry was posted by Sushant on October 6, at He is among the list of richest Indian for so many years. Premji has been recognised by Business Week as one of the Greatest Entrepreneurs  for being responsible for Wipro emerging as one of the world’s fastest growing companies.
In he was given the Padma Vibhushan which is the second highest honor given by the Indian government. Ministry of Home Affairs. Srinivasan Osamu Suzuki K.
Despite all the wealth, Premji is a very humble and down to earth personality. Its headquarters are in Armonk, New York. I have never had the pemji or thrill for being wealthy. He established the Azim Premji Foundation, a non profit organization.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The growing wealth of the company also ensured azij Premji became one of the richest businessmen in the world.
The company, which was called Western Indian Vegetable Products at the time, dealt in hydrogenated oil manufacturing but Azim Premji later diversified the company to bakery fats, ethnic ingredient based toiletries, hair care soaps, baby toiletries, lighting products, and hydraulic cylinders.
Inhe agreed to give away at least half of his wealth by signing The Giving Pledge. These organization works to improve educational facilities, mainly in the rural areas.
He also received an honorary degree in from Wesleyan University for his premjl philanthropic work.
Soon after assuming control, Premji began to look for diversification opportunities and strove to expand the business beyond refined oils. Internet URLs are the best. Contact our editors with your feedback.
Shantaram Shivkumar Sharma Umayalpuram Biograpuy. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Inthe Government of India honoured him with the title of Padma Bhushan for his outstanding work in trade and commerce. Wipro is also at the forefront of leading IT and software companies of India.
Azim Premji is the recipient of several honorary degrees. He is also a very generous philanthropist. For his philantrophic work, He was honoured with doctorate by Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut.
Premji has personally contributed the financial resources to this foundation. Five educational CDs for Indian schools have also been produced earlier in On AprilTime listed him as one amongst most influential people in the world. Premji started off with a simple vision: This choice to work with elementary education Class I to VIII in rural government-run is a response to evidence of educational attainment in India.
Eventually the company entered the software market too. But was unable to complete his Electrical Engineering degree in Stanford because of axim sudden death of his father. Please try again later.
Three years later colonial India was partitioned into mainly Hindu India and Muslim Pakistanbut the Premjis, a Muslim family, chose to remain in India. Driven by the quest to achieve the highest standards of quality, Premji ensured that his company hired the bikgraphy brains in software engineering and provided them with world-class training to further hone their skills.
Pinging is currently not allowed. He was awarded the Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian award by the Government of India, in Azim Premji has a deep faith in giving back to the society.
Premji, who took over the company as its chairman almost half a century ago, led Wipro through decades of expansion and diversification to make it one of India’s largest publicly traded companies.