Document Type

Closed Project

Publication Date

Fall 2001


Dundar Kocaoglu

Course Title

Engineering Technology Management

Course Number

EMGT 520/620


Computer software industry -- India -- Bangalore, Wipro Corp. (India) -- History, Information technology -- Management


This paper examines the remarkable story of Wipro (NYSE: WIT), a company that has grown from a supplier of cooking oil to the Indian domestic market into one of the giants of the global software industry. This paper demonstrates how Wipro’s strategy did much more than establish its founder as one of the richest people in the world; it also launched the Indian software services industry and transformed Bangalore into the Silicon Valley of India.


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