He’s the seventh richest Indian and the 60th richest man in the world. In fact, from 1999-2005, Forbes has rated him as the richest person in India.
He transformed a company that sold vegetable oil into one of the world’s most recognised software companies.
Humble by nature, 63-year-old Premji prefers to fly economy class and is happiest when hiking, reading or discussing the foundation he has set up to promote primary education.
The reason behind Wipro’s success, he says, is an unceasing quest for excellence.