Azim Premji

1945 - Today

Azim Premji

Azim Hashim Premji (born 24 July 1945) is an Indian business tycoon, investor, engineer, and philanthropist, who was the chairman of Wipro Limited. Premji remains a non-executive member of the board and founder chairman. He is informally known as the Czar of the Indian IT Industry. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Azim Premji has received more than 3,897,152 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 301st most popular businessperson.

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  • 27

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  • 1.64

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  • 4.62

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among businesspeople, Azim Premji ranks 306 out of 481Before him are Anders Frisk, Mark Shuttleworth, Angry Grandpa, Peter Hill-Wood, Sylvia Beach, and Manolo el del bombo. After him are George Peabody, Eike Batista, Madam C. J. Walker, Mark Cuban, Michael Eisner, and Ben Bradlee.

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Among people born in 1945, Azim Premji ranks 282Before him are Jean-Pierre Kutwa, Adrienne Barbeau, Clive Russell, Naftali Temu, Donny Hathaway, and Liu Yandong. After him are Betty Stöve, Gamal El-Ghitani, Masahiro Hasemi, Zdeňka Vávrová, Tommy Franks, and Richard Hatch.

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In India

Among people born in India, Azim Premji ranks 393 out of 848Before him are Charu Majumdar (1918), Kamala Nehru (1899), Rani Mukerji (1978), Roberto de Nobili (1577), Sanjay Gandhi (1946), and Dara Singh (1928). After him are Rekha (1954), Devika Rani (1908), Jackie Shroff (1957), Prakash Raj (1965), Palden Thondup Namgyal (null), and Waheeda Rehman (1938).


Among businesspeople born in India, Azim Premji ranks 6Before him are Lakshmi Mittal (1950), Jamsetji Tata (1839), Ratan Tata (1937), Dhirubhai Ambani (1932), and Satya Nadella (1967). After him are Sundar Pichai (1972), Vijay Mallya (1955), Indra Nooyi (1955), Anil Ambani (1959), Vinod Khosla (1955), and Sabeer Bhatia (1968).

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