Azim Premji

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Birthday
24, 1945
Birthplace
India
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
24, 1945 (age 73)
Birthplace
India

About

Indian business tycoon in the software industry who lead Wipro Limited for over four decades, making it one of the most profitable companies in all of India. He is also a recognized philanthropist, and was the first Indian to join the Giving Pledge, created by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates.

Before Fame

In 1967 he returned home from Stanford University, where he was studying engineering, to take charge of Wipro.

Trivia

In both 2004 and 2011 he was listed among the 100 most influential people by TIME Magazine.

Family Life

He was 21 when he father died in 1967.

Associated With

He is one of the wealthiest men in all of India like Mukesh Ambani.