Azim H. Premji

Azim H. Premji
  • Chairman, Wipro, India

Graduate in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University. Since late 1960s, at the helm of Wipro; currently, Chairman. Founder, Azim Premji Foundation, a not-for-profit organization for public school education system in India. Recipient of awards: one of the 25 most powerful business leaders outside the US, Fortune (2003); World's 100 most influential people, Time Magazine (2004); Top 30 entrepreneurs in world history, Business Week (2007); Padma Vibhushan, second highest civilian award in India (2011); The Economic Times Lifetime Achievement Award (2013).