Friday, 19 July 2019

Azim premji wiki , biography , wife , children , net worth , Education , foundation & The Giving Pledge

Meet one of the top 10 richest person of India ,who is also known as Czar of the IT industry , Azim Premji  second richest Indian with an estimated net worth of US$21.5 billion as of May 2019.also holds 36th rank In the Forbes World’s Billionaire’s list of 2019.Read further Azid Premji wiki , Age , net worth is all we are going to discuss today .

Born on 24th of July 1945 , Azim Hashim Premji well known as Azim Premji is an Indian business tycoon , investor , engineer and Philanthropist. Premji is the chairman of Wipro limited ,and he is the only person responsible for guiding Wipro four decades of diversification and growth to finally emerge as one of the global leaders in the software industry.

Azim premji wiki , biography , wife , children , net worth , Education , foundation & The Giving Pledge

Azim Premji , wiki , biography , net worth


AZIM PREMJI WIKI , BIOGRAPHY


PERSONAL INFORMATION

  • BORN- July 24 , 1945 , Mumbai, India.
  • RESIDENCE - Bangalore, Karnataka , India .
  • OCUPATION - Chairman of Wipro .
  • NATIONALITY - Indian .

AZIM PREMJI FAMILY

•Azim Premji Father - Mohamed Hashem Premji.

AZIM PREMJI WIFE & CHILDREN

•Azim Premji wife - Yasmeen Premji
•Azim Premji Children - Rishad Premji (Eldest son) & Tariq Premji (Youngest son).

AZIM PREMJI NET WORTH

•NET WORTH - $22.6 Billion

Azim premji wiki , biography , wife , children , net worth , Education , foundation & The Giving Pledge

Azim Premji Education , Photos , Wipro


AZIM PREMJI EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS


       •Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering    degree , from Stanford university, USA .
     

AZIM PREMJI WIPRO HISTORY



AZIM PREMJI father Mohammed Hashem Premji was a noted businessman and he was popularly known as Rice King of Burma .In the year 1945 Azim Premji Fathers  incorporated Western Indian Vegetable Products Ltd , used to manufacture cooking oil. In the year 1966 , when Azim Premji was only 21 years old his father's died and he returned home from Stanford university .After the death of his father Premji later diversified his father company bakery fats, ethnic ingredient based toiletries, baby toiletries, lighting products, and hydraulic cylinders etc . With passing of year the young entrepreneur Premji recognised the importance of emerging IT industry and changed the name of his company name to WIPRO , and started  high-technology sector by manufacturing minicomputers under technological collaboration with an American company .

Azim premji wiki , biography , wife , children , net worth , Education , foundation & The Giving Pledge

Azim Premji photos , Wipro history , Foundation


AZIM PREMJI AWARDS AND RECOGNITION


• Bussiness week recognised Azim Premji as on
one of the Greatest Entrepreneurs for being responsible for Wipro emerging as one of the world's fastest growing companies .

• Awarded Lakshya Bussiness Visionary by
National institute of industrial engineering in the year 2016 .

• Awarded honorary doctorate from Wesleyan university in 2009 for his outstanding philanthropic work .

• He was again awarded honorary doctorate by Mysore university in the year 2015 .

• Awarded Padma Bhushan by the government of India for his outstanding work in the field of trade and commerce in the year 2005 .

• in 2011 , he was again awarded second highest civilian award, Padma Bhushan award,  by the Government of India .

• one of the popular magazine "INDIA TODAY" ranked him 9th in India's 50 most powerful people list in 2017.

• Azim Premji is now currently the second richest person in India with an estimated net worth of US$21.5 billion as of May 2019 .


Other Interesting facts About Azim Premji

• Azim Premji agreed to give away his at least half of his wealth by signing " The Giving Pledge "

AZIM PREMJI FOUNDATION


Azim Premji Foundation focused on education in india . It's a non profit organization .Azim Premji founded it on the year 2001 by donating us$2 billion for improving school education in India . This donation is the largest of its kind in India .

Azim premji wiki , biography , wife , children , net worth , Education , foundation & The Giving Pledge

Azim Premji Foundation, The Giving Pledge


AZIM PREMJI " THE GIVING PLEDGE " .


The Giving Pledge is a campaign led by Warren Buffet and Bill gates ,it is a campaign to encourage the wealthiest people to give most of their wealth to philanthropic causes . Azim Premji is the first Indian to sign The Giving pledge and third non American after David Sainsburry and Richard Branson to join the Giving Pledge .

Azim Premji in one of his speech said -

"I strongly believe that those of us, who are privileged to have wealth, should contribute significantly to try and create a better world for the millions who are far less privileged"

Wipro founder Azim Premji will retire as executive chairman and managing director on 30th July after having led IT service company for 53 years , Azim Premji eldest son Rishad premji will take over as a executive chairman .

                                           







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