Azim Hashim Premji is an inspiration to everyone because his life demonstrates that everything done with dedication and firm resolve, along with knowledge and after careful consideration, may produce desired outcomes and help us accomplish tremendous heights in our lives. He is a simple man who never bribes or engages in corruption to get things done. He values consistency and dependability.

He believes that work is God and works very hard day and night because he feels that this is the only way to succeed in life and survival in the global market. He is a strict taskmaster who does not appreciate it when his staff lies or tries to fool him.

1. Who is Azim Premji?

Azim Premji, full name Azim Hashim Premji, is the chairman of WIPRO, an Indian firm that provides IT solutions and services abroad. WIPRO stands for Western India Pam Refined Oils. WIPRO was founded in 1945 by his father, Muhammed Hashim Premji, in a tiny town in Maharashtra’s Jalgaon region. The company manufactured cooking oil and laundry detergent.

2. Azim Premji early life

Azim Premji was born on June 24, 1945, in Bombay, now Mumbai. When he learned of his father’s tragic death, he was forced to abandon his studies at Stanford University in the United States. He was a computer student at that university.

He was twenty-one years old at the time and had to care for his family as well as his business, which produced vegetable oils. He wasn’t about to give up so easily. After thirty years, he completed his electrical engineering study.

3. What is WIPRO?

The WIPRO we know today was founded by an Amalner-based Vanaspathi Company, which specialised in vegetable goods from western India. WIPRO not only grew but also diversified under Premji’s leadership. The IT industry accounts for a sizable amount of the company’s revenue. WIPRO is affiliated with a number of major worldwide corporations around the world.

4. Azim Premji Achievements

Azim Premji has received numerous honors after taking over as CEO of WIPRO. Fortune Magazine called him one of the twenty-five most powerful businesspeople outside of the United States. IIT Roorkee and Manipal Academy have conferred the title of doctor on him. He is on the Prime Minister’s Advisory Committee. He has also established a foundation for Indian children’s elementary education.

Sarah Contreras

The author holds a bachelor's degree in Communication with expertise in certain fields like media and marketing. She currently works as a web content contributor for ANC Delivers, one of the fastest fleet home and corporate delivery services in Australia.