BIOGRAPHY OF AZIM PREMJI PDF

Apart from being a business tycoon, he is the Chairman of Wipro and a well-known philanthropist. He is also unofficially regarded as the Czar of the information technology industry of India. Premji was also supposedly the wealthiest person in the country in the six-year span of through according to Forbes. The same globally-revered magazine also states that as of , he is the fourth richest in India and 61st across the world. As of , his personal wealth totalled to His personal net worth was estimated at

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See Article History Alternative Title: Azim Hasham Premji Azim Premji, in full Azim Hasham Premji, born July 24, , Bombay [now Mumbai], India , Indian business entrepreneur who served as chairman of Wipro Limited, guiding the company through four decades of diversification and growth to emerge as a world leader in the software industry.

Three years later colonial India was partitioned into mainly Hindu India and Muslim Pakistan , but the Premjis, a Muslim family, chose to remain in India. In , just before Premji was to complete his degree in engineering at Stanford University , his father died unexpectedly. Postponing his graduation, he returned to India to take the reins of the family business and immediately began to diversify, delving into consumer products such as soap, shoes, and lightbulbs, as well as hydraulic cylinders.

Premji renamed the company Wipro in , and in , when the Indian government asked IBM to leave the country, he began to steer the company toward the computer business.

Wipro established a number of successful international partnerships in the s to help it build computer hardware for sale in India. It was software development, however, that made the firm so lucrative. Wipro concentrated on developing custom software for export, primarily to the United States. Premji had boldly broken with tradition by transforming Wipro into an information technology powerhouse with a solid footing in foreign markets at a time when most fortunes in India were based on ownership of land and factories used to produce domestically consumed goods.

In Premji officially completed his degree from Stanford through a distance-learning arrangement. Get exclusive access to content from our First Edition with your subscription. Subscribe today Despite his vast personal wealth, Premji continued to be recognized for his modesty, lack of extravagance, and charity. In he established the nonprofit Azim Premji Foundation, through which he aimed to improve the quality of elementary education in rural regions throughout India.

By the end of the first decade of the 21st century, the foundation had extended computer-aided education to more than 16, schools, with child-friendly content increasingly available in local languages.

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Azim Premji

Muhammad Ali Jinnah , founder of Pakistan , invited his father Muhammed Hashem Premji to come to Pakistan, he turned down the request and chose to remain in India. The couple have two children, Rishad and Tariq. It used to manufacture cooking oil under the brand name Sunflower Vanaspati, and a laundry soap called , a byproduct of oil manufacture. 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. In the s, the young entrepreneur, recognising the importance of the emerging IT field, took advantage of the vacuum left behind by the expulsion of IBM from India, changed the company name to Wipro and entered the high-technology sector by manufacturing minicomputers under technological collaboration with an American company Sentinel [18] Computer Corporation. This has been done by transferring million equity shares of Wipro Ltd, held by a few entities controlled by him, to the Azim Premji Trust. This donation is the largest of its kind in India.

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Azim Premji Biography

See Article History Alternative Title: Azim Hasham Premji Azim Premji, in full Azim Hasham Premji, born July 24, , Bombay [now Mumbai], India , Indian business entrepreneur who served as chairman of Wipro Limited, guiding the company through four decades of diversification and growth to emerge as a world leader in the software industry. Three years later colonial India was partitioned into mainly Hindu India and Muslim Pakistan , but the Premjis, a Muslim family, chose to remain in India. In , just before Premji was to complete his degree in engineering at Stanford University , his father died unexpectedly. Postponing his graduation, he returned to India to take the reins of the family business and immediately began to diversify, delving into consumer products such as soap, shoes, and lightbulbs, as well as hydraulic cylinders. Premji renamed the company Wipro in , and in , when the Indian government asked IBM to leave the country, he began to steer the company toward the computer business. Wipro established a number of successful international partnerships in the s to help it build computer hardware for sale in India. It was software development, however, that made the firm so lucrative.

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