Azim Hasham Premji, Chairman and CEO, Wipro

Azim Hasham Premji, Chairman and CEO, Wipro

Azim Hasham Premji
Azim Premji, a graduate in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, USA, has been at the helm of Wipro Limited ever since his return in the late 60s from Stanford, turning what was then a $2-million hydrogenated cooking fat company into around $7-billion Revenue IT, BPO and R&D Services organization with a presence in 60 countries. Under his leadership, Wipro group’s revenues have risen to $8 billion.
Over the years, AzimPremji has received numerous honours and accolades. Premji became the first Indian recipient of the Faraday Medal and was conferred honorary doctorates by Wesleyan University, USA. He was awarded Padma Vibhushan, the second-highest civilian award. He is a member of the Prime Minister’s Council for National Integration and for Trade & Industry in India, and also a member of the Indo-UK and the Indo-France CEOs’ forums.

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