Azim Premji is the Chairman of Wipro, one of the largest software companies in India.
Azim Premji was rated the richest person in the country from 1999 to 2005 as per Forbes.
Premji was born in Mumbai, India, to a Gujarati Muslim family. His father M. H. Premji owned the Western India Vegetable Product Company (which later became Wipro Ltd.) which made hydrogenated vegetable oils and fats.
Premji is married to Yasmeen, the couple have two children, Rishad and Tariq. Rishad is married to Aditi.
Premji is known for his modesty and frugality in spite of his wealth. He drives a Toyota Corolla and flies economy class, prefers to stay in company guest houses rather than luxury hotels and even served food on paper plates at a lunch honouring his son's wedding.
Wikipedia page on Azim Premji : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Azim_Premji
Wipor Corporate : http://www.wiprocorporate.com/
Web : http://www.azimpremjifoundation.org/