Azim Hashim Premji is an Indian business tycoon and philanthropist who is the chairman of Wipro Limited, guiding the company through four decades of diversification and growth to emerge as one of the Indian leaders in the software industry.
Azim Premji Net Worth Forbes Total Income/Salary
Born: July 24, 1945 (age 68), Karachi
Azim Premji Net Worth Forbes Total Income/Salary Monthly Yearly & Earning Per Day Week:
Net Worth: $13,800 Million As of Oct ’13
Source of earnings: Information Technology
Marital Status: Married
Wipro chairman Azim Premji, whose fortune is up $1.6 billion in past year, got boost after spinning off its consumer products business in March. India’s richest tech tycoon, he foresees double-digit growth for the outsourcer as the U.S. economy recovers. He blames the government for India’s economic slide but supported a proposal to increase taxes on the rich. Asia’s most generous person, who’s given away shares worth $4.4 billion, Premji recently said the new rule that companies should donate 2% of profits to charity wasn’t a good idea: “philanthropy should be spontaneous not forced.”