Azim Premji is the Chairman of one of India's leading IT services firm, Wipro Technologies. He was instrumental in transforming Wipro from a diversified FMCG company into an IT major. He has won several Indian and international awards, including Business Man Of The Year award in 2000 by Business India and Business Leader of the year in 2004 by Economic Times. Time listed him as amongst the 100 most influential persons in the world and among the 25 most powerful business leaders outside the US. by Fortune.