Tell about azim premji
At the first annual general meeting of the company attended by Azeem Premji, a shareholder doubted Premji's ability to handle business at such a young age and publicly advised him to sell his shareholding and give it to a more mature management. This spurred Azim Premji and made him all the more determined to make Wipro a success story. And the rest is history.
When Azim Premji occupied the hot seat, Wipro dealt in hydrogenated cooking fats and later diversified to bakery fats, ethnic ingredient based toiletries, hair care soaps, baby toiletries, lighting products and hydraulic cylinders. Thereafter Premji made a focused shift from soaps to software.
Under Azim Premji's leadership Wipro has metamorphos ...more
He did his schooling at St. Mary's School I.C.S.E. at Mazagaon, Mumbai. Premji was just finishing his undergraduate engineering studies at Stanford University in 1966 when his father passed away.He had to come back to [India] to handle the family's fledgling vegetable oil business. Premji started off with a simple vision: to build an organization on a foundation of Values. Premji eventually sought and received permission to study arts courses by correspondence to complete the requirements for his bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering
Today, Wipro, a company that hydrogenated cooking fats and consumer products, expanded into computer software under Premji and from a 2 million USD company, is now ranked among the top 100 technology companies globally with annual revenues a ...more