He’s an Indian business tycoon, investor and philanthropist.
He’s the chairman of Wipro Limited, and informally known as the Czar of the Indian IT Industry.
He has an estimated net worth of US$16.5 billion.
He’s Azim Premji and here are his Top 10 Rules for Success.
1. Find your purpose
He studied engineering at the Stanford University.
2. Fail as fast as you can
After his father’s death in 1966, he returned home to take charge of Wipro.
3. Cherish your strengths
The company, which was called Western Indian Vegetable Products at the time, dealt in hydrogenated oil manufacturing.
4. Be persistent
He has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree from Stanford University, USA.
5. Get ideas from customers
He recognized the importance of the emerging IT field, so he changed the company name to Wipro and entered the high-technology sector.
6. Earn your rewards
He has been recognised by Business Week as one of the Greatest Entrepreneurs.
7. Deal with disagreements
In 2011, he has been awarded Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian award by the Government of India.
8. Disrupt your industry
In 2013, he received the ET Lifetime Achievement Award.
He has twice been listed among the 100 most influential people by TIME Magazine.
10. Start small
He has become the first Indian to sign up for The Giving Pledge, a campaign led by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates.