One of the most famous personalities of India Azim H Premji. He is a billionaire business tycoon, investor engineer and philanthropist. He is set to be the most diligent and popularised leader of all time in the Indian IT industry. In 2010 Asiaweek enlisted him in the list of the 20 most powerful men in the world. In the business accommodation, he is said to have turn heads by expanding Wipro from a vegetable oil manifestation to a software enormity. Time Magzine has instituted him twice under the top 100 influential personalities around the world. His company is said to generate a total net profit of about $ 8.47 billion.
Around the age of 21, he took over his father’s company, after his father died, which was then known as Western Indian Vegetable.
The establishment was accounted to make hydrogenated oil but Premji constituted to expand his business league into various sectors like bakery fats, ethnic ingredient based toiletries, hair care soaps, baby toiletries, lighting products, and hydraulic cylinders.
Had a good understanding and eye for the business thesis, Premji incorporated the business tangibility of the IT industry well in the year 1980 and was perceived to enter the world of technology and computing. From there on started to initiation of Wipro which facilitated conjuring minicomputers and other devices related to the gadget world.
Later on, Premji established Azim Premji Foundation in 2001 which is said to be a non-profit organisation that sustains establishing a proper education system in India. In later years he donated $ 2 billion which is said to be the largest donation ever made in India for the enhancement of the education sector. Then later on presented to give out about 34 per cent of the Wipro stocks to the foundation.
He is said to be the first Indian to be a collaborative part of The Giving Pledge, a campaign led by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates which aims to inspire wealthy people across the globe to make a contribution to their profits for philanthropic causes. The industrialist is said to be heading the Wipro establishment for about 53 years but in 2019 he resigned but still serves to be on the board as the non-executive director and its founder-chairman. He is said to have a net of about $8.7 billion. Wipro is also said to have ownership in the Silicon Valley where installs to equipment related to technology and during the ongoing pandemic the previous year Premji provided with a donation of $150 million.
Thus one of the most acclaimed personalities of India.