He is a business tycoon and a leader.
He is also known as Indian BILL GATES.
July 24, 1945, Mumbai (Karachi)
SPOUSE- YASHMEEN PREMJI
PARENTS – MS HASHAM PREMJI
CHILDREN – RISHAD PREMJI, TARIQ PREMJI
He completed his initial education at St. Mary’s school, Mumbai and later on he went to study ELECTRIC ENGINERRING AT STANDFORD UNIVERSITY, USA.
15 billion USD (2015): Forbes
He is India’s 3rd richest man.
A COLLEGE DROP OUT:-
He left his college at the age of 21 to take the management and leadership control of WIPRO due to his father’s sudden death.
AZIM PREMJI diversified the company to bakery toilet papers, soaps, baby toiletries, lighting products and hydraulic cylinders.
Then AZIM PREMZI made a focused shift from soap to software.
In 1990 he saw the future of emerging IT field and started manufacturing lights, minicomputer, software and computer parts.
1998: WIPRO becomes the world’s first company to assessed SEI- CMM level 5.
2000: WIPRO got listed on New York stock exchange.
WIPRO was emerging as one of the world’s fastest growing company
AZIM PREMJI’S PERSONAL LIFE:-
He drives a Toyota Corolla, the car’s cost is $19000 or 13 lakhs rupees. He flies in economy class, and stays to prefer in company’s guest house. He has many non profit organizations with a view to contribute quality education that facilitates an equitable and sustainable society. His foundation is working in different states of India in partnership with state government. Some of the states are:-
- Andhra Pradesh
- Madhya Pradesh
In 2010 he transferred shares worth $213 million from his company to his trust, to provide a better education to children. It is the biggest donation ever made in education. He lives in a 1300 square feet flat but provides shelter to more than a million children in 13 states.
AZIM PREMJI’S AWARDS:–
In 2000 he was conferred an honorary doctorate.
In 2005, government of India awarded him with PADMA BHUSHAN.
In 2006, he was awarded lakshay business visionary by National Institute of Engineering.
In 2009, he was awarded an honorary doctorate from Wesleyan University for his outstanding philanthropic work.
In 2011, he was awarded PADMA VIBHUSHAN the second highest award civilian award by the government of India.
In 2013, he was awarded the ASIAN business Award for his impulsive business credentials and service to society.
AZIM PREMJI is a college drop out and become the chairman of WIPRO Company at the age of 21. He has will and a vision for his dreams. He provides employment to around 150000 people. He donated a total of RS 8846 crore for education in India.
His saying: “BE RICH NOT BY MONEY BUT ALSO BY HEART”
LEARN THESE 7 RULES OF SUCCESS FROM AZIM PREMJI:-
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DO YOU THINK EVERY BILLIONAIRE SHOULD CONTRIBUTE SOME OF HIS WEALTH TOWARDS SOCIETY LIKE HIM OR SPEND HIS EARNINGS ON LAVISHNESS.