Name Azim Premji
Born on 24 July 1945
Place of Birth Mumbai, India
Educated from Stanford University
Works for Wipro
Valued at US $ 16.8 billion
Married to Yasmeen
Azim Premji, a man of brilliance is the CEO of WIPRO, one of the largest software companies in India. According to Forbes he was the richest man in the country from 1999 to 2005.He over the years has emerged as the 'tech king' of the country. He was born on 24th July 1945 in Mumbai. His father MH Hasham Premji owned the Western India Products, which made hydrogenated vegetable oils and fats.
Azim Premji did his schooling from St. Mary’s School I.C.S.E. at Mazagaon, Mumbai. Premji had to leave his studies in electrical engineering from Stanford University, California, USA at the age of 21 to handle the family business when his father suddenly died in 1966. At that time MH Hasham Premji's net worth was estimated to be $2 million.
Premji eventually sought and received permission to study an arts course by correspondence to complete the requirements for his bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.
Azim Premji is married to Yasmeen. The couple has two children, Rishad and Tariq. Rishad is married to Aditi and is currently the Chief Strategy Officer of IT Business, Wipro Technologies
WIPRO -Company Profile
WIPRO was initially known as Western India Vegetable Products Ltd, and was started by Mr.M.H Premji. The company manufactured vegetable oil, vegetable ghee and laundry soap.
In 1966, upon the sudden demise of M.H. Premji, his son, Mr. Azim Hasham Premji, a 21-year-old student of engineering at Stanford University, had to takeover his father's business. He worked very hard to diversify and expand, WIPRO. The business diversified into fluid power, soaps, toiletries, lighting and baby care products, and distribution was considerably expanded.
The Infotech era began in the