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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In the government of Azin honored him with the Padma Bhushan for his excellence in areas of trade and commerce. He used his perceptive vision, innovative marketing strategies and clever tactics to boost the company sales and profits. Over the s the company collaborated with several other businesses in the computer field, including an American company Sentinel Computer Corporation, to form partnerships and positioned Wipro as a successful manufacturer of computer hardware.
But was unable to complete his Electrical Engineering degree in Stanford because of the sudden death of his father. The aim of the foundation is to improve the education system in rural areas. Despite all the wealth, Premji is a very humble and down to earth personality. His wealth today is estimated at 58, crores INR which places him as the fourth richest Indian. Azim Premji by Mandovi Menon”.
He got the honorary degree from Aligarh Muslim University biograhpy on their 58 th Convocation Ceremony. IBMleading American computer manufacturer, bigoraphy a major share of the market both in the United States and abroad.
The foundation has worked largely in rural areas, to help contribute to the improvement of quality and equity of school education. Over the years the organization has been instrumental in improving the quality of general education, specially in rural schools. 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  Computer Corporation.
Ramanathan Raja Ramanna C. Archived from the original PDF on 15 November He is a leading icon among the Indian businessmen and his story has inspired many budding entrepreneurs. He was ranked among the twenty most powerful men of the world AsiaWeek in and among the hundred most influential people by Time magazine.
Three years later colonial India was partitioned into mainly Hindu India and Muslim Pakistanbut the Premjis, a Muslim family, chose to remain in India.
Archived from the original on 8 September Your email address will not be published. We welcome suggested improvements to any of our articles. In a more limited sense, manufacturing denotes the fabrication or assembly of components into…. Wipro is also at the forefront of leading IT and software companies of India. Having a predominately Indo-Iranian speaking population, Pakistan has historically and culturally been associated with its neighbours Iran, Afghanistan, and India.
In the s Premji changed the soap and oil producing company to a global player. However the family, in spite of being a Muslim one, chose to stay back in India.
Banerji Mirza Hameedullah Beg P. Eventually biograhpy company entered the software market too. 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. Ministry of Home Affairs. He was born on 24 July, in Mumbai to a Gujrati Muslim family.
The company, biogralhy 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. He has received many awards and accolades. He is married to Yasmeen. And I’ve really learned to appreciate that.
Injust before Premji was to complete his degree in engineering at Stanford Universityhis father died unexpectedly. He started managing his family business at a young age of 21 years in Azim Premji takes a personal interest bipgraphy developing teams and leaders. Its headquarters are in Armonk, New York.
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It was software development, biographyy, that made the firm so lucrative. Inhe was conferred with the Padma Bhushan by the Government of India for his outstanding work in trade and commerce. Archived from the original on 26 January Inhe agreed to give away at least half of his wealth by signing The Giving Pledge.