NEW DELHI: Azim Premji, the Chairman of Nasdaq-listed Wipro Ltd, has been named among the ‘greatest entrepreneurs of all time’ by BusinessWeek sharing the credit with the likes of Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey and Michael Dell.
India’s importance in the global affairs has been increasing steadily. India’s impressive economic growth, more high growth potential is attracting everyone towards it. Every global company wants to sell their products here, they even want to go a step ahead and set up manufacturing plants and offices here to leverage on the high skilled labor force and low cost. It has been this way for some time now.
Now the time has arrived when the world will take notice of Individual Indians, Individual Indian companies and their contributions. Azim Premji, a great entrepreneur, a role model all of us truly deserves this recognition. He took charge of WIPRO at age of 21, which was small oil mill then and converted it into a million dollar company.
This is just a start, there are many more Indian stars on a rise. Its just a matter of time that the world starts recognizing them.