Azim Premji

Azim Hashim Premji is an Indian business tycoon, investor, engineer, and philanthropist, who is the chairman of Wipro Limited. He is informally known as the Czar of the Indian IT Industry. 

  • Indian tech magnate Azim Premji‘s $8.4 billion (revenue) Wipro is India’s fourth-largest outsourcer.
  • Premji gave up studies at Stanford in 1966 to look after the family’s cooking oil business when his father died, expanding it into software.
  • Wipro has an innovation centre in Silicon Valley, which is focused on developing new technologies and collaborating with startups.
  • In July 2019, Premji’s son Rishad, succeeded his father as Wipro‘s executive chairman.