Azim Hashim Premji Biography

Azim Hashim Premji is an inspiration to everyone because his life gives us the message that anything done with determination and firm resolution along with the knowledge and after thinking well can generate desired results and help us achieve great heights in our lives. He is a very simple man and never bribes or gets into corruption for getting work done.  He likes to maintain quality with reliability.

He believes that work is God and works very hard day and night, as he believes this is the single path that leads to success in life and survives the competition of the global market. He is a tough taskmaster and does not like his employees when they lie or try to deceive him.

1. Who is Azim Premji?

Azim Premji, complete name as Azim Hashim Premji serves as the chairman of WIPRO, an Indian based company that facilitates IT solutions and services globally. The full form of WIPRO is Western India Pam Refined Oils. WIPRO was commenced by his father named as Muhammed Hashim Premji in 1945 in a small town located in the Jalgaon district of Maharashtra state. The firm was involved in the production of cooking oil and laundry soap.

2. Azim Premji early life

Azim Premji was born on 24th of June 1945 in Bombay, now Mumbai. He had to give up his education at Stanford University, United States when he heard the sudden death of his father. He was studying computers at said University.

He was twenty-one years old then and had to look after his family and business which was manufacturing oils from vegetables. He didn’t give up so easily. He finished his education in electrical engineering after thirty years.

3. What is WIPRO?

The WIPRO that we know today was actually an Amalner based Vanaspathi Company and western India vegetable products. Under Premji’s headship, WIPRO not only expanded but diversified as well. A big portion of the company’s revenue is generated from the IT sector. WIPRO is associated with many principal international companies of the world.

4. Azim Premji Achievements

Azim Premji has been given several awards ever since he took charge of WIPRO. Fortune Magazine named him one among the twenty-five influential businessmen outside the US. IIT Roorkee and Manipal Academy have given him the title of a doctor. He is in the P.M’s advisory committee. He has also set up a foundation for the elementary studies of Indian children.

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