Azim Hasim Premji is a well-recognized personality of Indian IT Industry. He is a business tycoon and CEO of Wipro. Under his capable leadership, Wipro has achieved significant growth and established itself as a leading company in its domain. He was born on July 24, 1945, in Mumbai. His life journey is quite interesting as well as interesting, therefore we are presenting a few glimpses of the life of Azim Premji which are worth knowing.
He was born in Bombay (Mumbai) in Nizari Ismaili Shia Muslim family. His father was a great businessman and founder of Western Indian Vegetable Products Ltd. After partition, Jinnah invited her father to Pakistan but he chooses to stay in India. Azim Premji completed his graduation in electrical engineering from Stanford University, US
In 1966, He came back to India to take control of his father’s business. Ajim Premji was just 21, the year when he started his career after the death of his father. Azim Premji successful diversified his company and started dealing in different sectors. He renamed his company in 1977 and named it ‘Wipro’. Understanding the gap in IT market he entered in this sector and started to make microcomputers
Azim Premji is also known for his kind-heartedness, He started Azim Premji Foundation, Azim Premji Trust, Azim Premji Univerity for the welfare of the society. He has received many awards and rewards in his career including prestigious Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhusan in 2005 and 2011 respectively for his outstanding work in trade and commerce
We wish him a very happy birthday and more success in future projects.