Rishad Premji Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Investments
  • 2
  • Portfolio
  • 1
  • Exits
  • 1
Exits

Rishad Premji General Information

Description

Mr. Rishad Premji serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors & Member of the Administrative and Shareholders/Investors Grievance Committee (Stakeholders Relationship Committee) at Wipro. Mr. Rishad Premji also serves as Chief Strategy Officer & Head of Investor Relations at Wipro Ventures. In his role, he also leads the Investor Relations & Corporate Affairs functions for the company. Since joining Wipro in 2007, he has been instrumental in shaping Wipro's strategy and aligning it with the future business landscape. He championed Wipro's entry into the Origination and Loan Servicing space as an end-to-end provider of Mortgage solutions. This led to the acquisition of Gallagher Financial Systems (now called Wipro Gallagher Solutions). In the BFSI space, Rishad also spearheaded the integration of Citi Technology Services following Wipro's acquisition of the Citibank captive in the application and infrastructure space. As Head of Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs, he has helped significantly scale up the systems, processes, and interactions with both internal and external stakeholders. Recently, he conceptualized Wipro Ventures - a $100M fund to invest in start-ups developing technologies and solutions that will complement Wipro's businesses through next-generation solutions and products. Prior to joining Wipro, Rishad was with Bain & Company in London, working on assignments across Consumer Products, Automobiles, Telecom, and Insurance. He also worked with GE Capital in the US across several businesses throughout the Insurance and Consumer Lending space and is a graduate of GE's Financial Management Program (FMP). Rishad is on the Board of Wipro Enterprises Limited, a leading player in the FMCG & Infrastructure Engineering space with sales of ~$1B. He is also on the board of Wipro-GE, a joint venture between Wipro and General Electric in the healthcare domain, and on the board of the Azim Premji Foundation. The foundation is one of the largest not-for-profit initiatives in India focused on improving school education working with over 350,000 schools across the country. Rishad has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Economics from Wesleyan University in the US. He has also spent a year at the London School of Economics where he was part of the General Course Program.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Doddakannelli
  • Sarjapur Road
  • Bengaluru, Karnataka 560035
  • India
+91 080 0000 0000

Rishad Premji Investments (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
MUrgency 17-Jan-2017 Early Stage VC Other Healthcare Services Out of Business 000000 000000
00000000000 000000 19-Oct-2015 00000 00000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 000000 000000
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Rishad Premji Exits (1)

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Rishad Premji Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Rishad Premji Angel Investor 0 0 Bengaluru, India
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Rishad Premji Co-Investors (1)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
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