Azim Premji

Azim Hashim Premj was born on 24th July 1945 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He is famous business tycoon of India and and philanthropist. Premji is a chairman of Wipro Limited, Muhammed Hashim Premji incorporated Western Indian Vegetable Products Ltd, based at Amalner, a small town in the Jalgaon district of Maharashtra. In 2010 he became the 20th most power person of the world and India Today magazine also ranked him 9th in India’s 50 Most powerful people of 2017 list. Azim Premji founded Azim Premji Foundation which focused on education in India in 2001. He was awarded an honorary from doctorate Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Mysore University and Wesleyan University.


Birth Date24 July 1945 - Bombay, Bombay presidency, British India
ResidenceBangalore, Karnataka, India[
SpouseYasmeen Premji
ChildrenRishad, Tariq
ParentsMohamed Hashem Premji
EducationBachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (B.S.E) from Stanford University , USA
ProfessionChairman of Wipro
AwardsPadma Bhushan (2005 & 2011), Faraday Medal, CNN-IBN Indian of the Year Outstanding Achievement, ET Lifetime Achievement Award (2013).
Net Worth$ 17.3 billion as of 30 July 2018

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