Wipro Technologies is an information technology service company established in India in 1980. It is the global IT services arm of Wipro Limited (in operation since 1945, incorporated 1946). It is headquartered in Bangalore and is the third largest IT services company in India. It has 68,000 employees as of Apr 2007, including its business process outsourcing (BPO) arm which it acquired in 2002.
Wipro Technologies has over 300 customers across USA, Europe and Japan including 50 of the Fortune 500 companies. Some of its customers are Boeing, BP, Cisco, Ericsson, IBM, Microsoft, Prudential, Seagate, Sony, and Toshiba. It is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and is part of its TMT (technology media telecom) index.
With revenue in the excess of US $3 billion, Wipro is one of India's major IT companies. It has dedicated development centers and offices across India, Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific. The current Chairman, Managing Director and majority stake owner is Azim Premji, who has headed the software and hardware divisions since Wipro's inception.
Wipro's Tagline is "applied innovation", the ability to infuse newer ideas and newer ways of doing things."