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  Vivek Paul admits to differences with Premji
Vivek Paul, the former high profile vice-chairman of IT major Wipro has admitted to differences with chairman Azim Premji, but said that was not the reason why he quit the company.
Paul, who has joined global private equity firm Texas Pacific Group, however, refused to link his resignation from Wipro to differences with Premji, saying, "I was the vice chairman of the company -- a position that can not be exited just because you are in a bad mood."
Paul, who had moved from GE to Wipro six years ago, said he would be looking for companies that have the ideas and are looking for capital on a global basis.
www.rediff.com /money/2005/jul/16vivek.htm   (333 words)

  
 The inside story: Why Vivek Paul quit Wipro
Paul had a relatively free hand while he was at the helm.
Wipro was a $150-million company when Vivek Paul took over, and it had all the tendencies of a small, traditional company.
Dears, Mr Vivek Paul is a visionary and believs in taking the dreams to the highest levels where a normal technocrate cannot normally visulise the...
in.rediff.com /money/2005/jul/08bspec.htm   (2967 words)

  
 Berkeley Asia Business Conference
Paul was based in Milwaukee, WI, and ran GE's Global CT (Computerized Tomography) Scanner business with nearly $1 billion in revenues, reporting directly to the current Chairman of GE.
Paul was part of the venture as a new start-up, to its becoming a global design and manufacturing base for ultrasound equipment, as well as a leader in the distribution and service of medical imaging equipment in the South Asian markets.
Paul is a member of the Board of the California Chamber of Commerce, a member of the B.I.T.S Senate, a charter member of The Silicon Valley Indus Entrepreneurs Organization and on the advisory board for Stanford University's Radiology Department.
berkeleyabc.org /2003/keynotes/vivek_paul.html   (305 words)

  
 US-IVCA—US-India Venture Capital Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Vivek Paul has recently announced that he will be joining the Texas Pacific Group as a Partner.
Paul was declared among the best managers in the world by BusinessWeek in 2003, among the top global business influentials by Time magazine in 2004 and among the top 30 most respected global CEOs by Barron's in 2005.
Paul was employed at GE for 10 years, where he ran GE's Global CT (Computerized Tomography) business from 1995 to 1999, reporting directly to the current Chairman of GE.
www.us-ivca.org /profile_V_Paul.asp   (211 words)

  
 Sons rise@Wipro: Vivek Paul & rest, leave?
Vivek is just another paul and like Infy founders or many others may walk out with existing clients or try for new....whichever no regrets if the share prices fall down.
Vivek Paul's case on the other hand is one of a major loss to the company.
Vivek Pauls exit did not come in as a suprise to me, there has been an exodus of people who worked hard to build wipro.
www.expressindia.com /messages.php?newsid=49836   (918 words)

  
 Vivek Paul - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Paul grew this business from under $150m in revenue to over $1b in 6 years.He was the highest paid Indian Executive during this term.
Prior to this role, Paul was employed at GE for 10 years, where he was running GE's Global CT (Computerized Tomography) business, reporting directly to the current Chairman of GE.
Paul is a former member of the Board of the California Chamber of Commerce.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Vivek_Paul   (445 words)

  
 CIOL : News : Vivek Paul put Wipro on world map   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Paul was a key figure in India's high-tech revolution, which has created one million jobs in an industry worth $17.2 billion.
Paul was the articulate face of Wipro, more often than not taking the microphone from media-shy Premji, India's wealthiest man by virtue of his $12 billion stake in the firm.
Paul was named this year by "Barron's" among the 30 most respected global CEOs, and was on "Time" magazine's list of influential global business leaders last year.
www.ciol.com /content/news/2005/105070102.asp   (570 words)

  
 FRBSF Announces New Economic Advisory Council Members (October 17, 2006)
Paul will represent their industries by providing observations and opinions to members of the board of directors and management of the San Francisco Fed on the present state of the economy, and the developments of their respective industries.
Paul was at GE for 10 years, where he ran GE's Global Computerized Tomography business from 1995 to 1999, reporting directly to the current Chairman of GE.
Paul received a bachelor of engineering degree from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts.
www.frbsf.org /news/releases/2006/1017.html   (492 words)

  
 LADYDRAGON.COM - ELECTRONIC ARTS APPOINTS VIVEK PAUL TO ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Paul (46) is the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Wipro, Ltd., a provider of integrated business, technology and process solutions, and Chief Executive Officer of Wipro Technologies, Wipro’s global information technology, product engineering, and business process services segments.
Paul holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, and an M.B.A. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Paul’s appointment, the size of EA’s Board was temporarily increased to ten directors.
www.ladydragon.com /z/200605.html   (298 words)

  
 Vivek Paul: Gift of the gab & more-Software-Infotech-News By Industry-News-The Economic Times   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Paul’s quick, sure fire replies and quips which are also very insightful are these days as numerous as the awards and accolades he has been collecting.
In the last seven insider trades notification given to NYSE, Paul has stated that he intends to sell ADS worth Rs 31.5 crore with the most recent one on March 3, 2005 was for selling 75,000 shares.
Paul came to Wipro from GE where he worked for 10 years running GE’s global CT (computerised topography) business, reporting directly to the current chairman of GE, Jeff Immelt.
economictimes.indiatimes.com /articleshow/1067746.cms   (575 words)

  
 The Hindu : Business : Vivek Paul quits Wipro; Premji rejigs team
Paul, one of the highest paid IT executives in the country with an annual salary of Rs.
Paul now joins as a partner at the Texas Pacific group, a U.S.-based private investment firm with investments in technology and life sciences space.
Vivek's contribution to the success of our Global IT business has been significant, reflected in Wipro's lead position today in many areas — R & D Service, IT Outsourcing and BPO,'' the Wipro Chairman, Mr.
www.hindu.com /2005/07/01/stories/2005070104421900.htm   (248 words)

  
 || Businessworld - STAY AHEAD EVERY WEEK ||   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Vivek Paul is acting irrationally and throwing all the tried-and-tested software industry wisdom to the winds.
Vivek Paul is a far-sighted genius who is not letting short-term problems distract him from his larger goal.
In two years, Paul has trebled his sales and marketing staff to 143 - many are local hires in the US, such as CEO (America operations) Richard Garnick, who have joined at very senior levels.
www.businessworld.in /sep0803/indepth_wipro.asp   (996 words)

  
 Wipro's Vivek Paul amongst world's best managers
Paul, who is said to be the highest paid executive in India, joined Wipro in August 1999 as the CEO of Wipro's global information technology, product engineering, and business process services segment.
The magazine also lauded Paul, a 45-year-old engineer born and educated in India with an MBA from the University of Massachusetts, for setting an "audacious goal: to be among the top 10 global tech-services companies in four years."
Paul We all see you as a role model and feel proud that you taking wipro and india to such great heights in...
www.rediff.com /money/2004/jan/07wipro.htm   (433 words)

  
 domain-B : Indian business : people : on the move : Vivek Paul quits Wipro for Texas Pacific
Hired from General Electric Co (Research) six years ago, Paul was the head of Wipro's main software export unit, Wipro Technologies, and the global face of the Bangalore-based firm.
Paul's move comes soon after the exit of Raman Roy, vice chairman of Wipro's back-office unit, who left three weeks ago.
"Vivek has groomed a set of global leaders who can take over from him and continue to build on this foundation," Premji said in a statement.
www.domainb.com /people/on_the_move/20050701_vivek_paul.htm   (234 words)

  
 Vivek Paul quits Wipro - Sify.com
Bangalore: Software major Wipro’s high-profile Vice-Chairman Vivek Paul has quit the firm and switched over to technology and life sciences space by becoming a partner at the Texas Pacific Group, a leading private investment firm.
Announcing the moving over of Paul to "play a significant role in the technology and life sciences space" Wipro, the country’s third largest software services exporter, also announced a new organisation structure.
Paul said he was "equally excited" about his own future, which would involve him helping entrepreneurs and corporations grow rapidly and capitalise on global opportunities.
sify.com /cities/fullstory.php?id=13884972   (489 words)

  
 The Hindu Business Line : Vivek Paul quits Wipro; new leadership team in place
Mr Paul will work closely with the professionals of TPG and its Asian affiliate, Newbridge Capital, who together manage a global portfolio of approximately $70 billion.
Mr Paul was recently named one of the world's 30 most respected CEOs by Barron's.
Tracking the news of Mr Paul's exit, the Wipro stock initially fell by about four per cent in the day to recover later and close higher by 1.5 per cent at Rs 765.55 on the BSE.
www.thehindubusinessline.com /2005/07/01/stories/2005070103470100.htm   (559 words)

  
 Wipro announces new organization structure Vivek Paul moves on to a new innings. - Journal, Magazine, Article, ...
Vivek Paul is moving on to play a significant role in the technology and life sciences space, by becoming a Partner at the Texas Pacific Group, a leading private investment firm.
Vivek has groomed a set of global leaders who can take over from him and continue to build on this foundation.
Reflecting on his tenure and future, Vivek Paul said, andquot;The past six years have been deeply fulfilling for me. Wipro today leads in the transformation taking place in the technology and business Services space, and is therefore ideally positioned to enhance customer value.
goliath.ecnext.com /coms2/summary_0199-4427906_ITM   (644 words)

  
 CIOL : News : Vivek Paul quits Wipro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
BANGALORE: Ending days of market speculation over his possible exit, Vivek Paul, vice chairman and president, Wipro, who was second in command at the Indian software services major has confirmed that he has indeed put in his papers.
Paul would be taking up a position as partner with Texas Pacific Group, a private investment company.
Paul's move comes weeks after the exit of Raman Roy who headed Wipro Spectramind, the company's BPO division.
www.ciol.com /content/news/2005/105063002.asp   (227 words)

  
 Vivek Paul's elephant trick | News.blog | CNET News.com
Vivek Paul, who recently decided to step down as CEO of Wipro Technologies to become a venture capitalist, says one key to his achievement is a sharp focus on improving business processes.
Encouraging Wipro employees to bust self-imposed boundaries may have helped Paul lead his business to ramp up revenue from $150 million in 1999 to $1.4 billion in 2004.
Paul was curious why an elephant tied to a small stake in the ground did not yank it up and be on its way.
news.com.com /2061-10788_3-5770737.html   (278 words)

  
 Vivek Paul resigns from Wipro, shares dip | newratings.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
LONDON, June 30 (newratings.com) – India's third-largest software exporter, Wipro (WIT.NYS), Thursday announced the resignation of its vice-chairman Vivek Paul to join the private equity firm Texas Pacific Group, as a partner.
Vivek Paul, 46, helped building Wipro from a $150 million software company to the third-largest software exporting company in India, with revenues of $1.4 billion in 2004.
Barron’s Magazine recently named Vivek Paul as one of the 30 most respected CEOs in the world.
www.newratings.com /analyst_news/article_898428.html   (318 words)

  
 'It's a straight highway for Indian software'-Perspectives-Today's Features-Editorial-Opinion-The Economic Times   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Vivek Paul, 46, has just stepped down as vice-chairman of Wipro Technologies to pursue a career in private equity.
In the six years that he was at Wipro, he built the revenues of the company from $150 million to $1.5 billion.
Having seen the explosive growth of the industry as a key player, Mr Paul spoke to R Subramanyam and Asha Rai on how he expects the story to play out in the future.
economictimes.indiatimes.com /articleshow/1182284.cms   (380 words)

  
 => Nachrichten | Texas Pacific Group Names Vivek Paul as Partner; Executive Will Focus on Technology and Life Sciences ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Texas Pacific Group (TPG), today named Vivek Paul, Vice Chairman of Wipro, Ltd. and widely regarded as one of the world's most successful and respected executives, as a Partner in the Venture funds, specializing in technology and life sciences.
Paul, 46, was most recently President and CEO of Bangalore-based Wipro Technologies and Vice Chairman of Wipro Ltd. He is widely acknowledged to be a leading force in building Wipro Technologies from a $150 million software business into the premier IT and outsourcing company in India, with 2004 revenues of $1.4 billion.
Paul received his MBA from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and his Bachelor of Engineering degree from B.I.T.S., Pilani, India in Electrical&Electronics Engineering.
www.finanznachrichten.de /nachrichten-2005-06/artikel-5013026.asp   (753 words)

  
 BW Online | January 12, 2004 | Vivek Paul
Five years ago, when Vivek Paul told his boss Jeff Immelt that he was leaving his post as global head of GE Medical Systems (GE) to join an obscure, $150 million Indian software services and hardware company, Immelt tried to dissuade him.
Paul, a 45-year-old engineer born and educated in India with an MBA from the University of Massachusetts, set an audacious goal: to be among the top 10 global tech-services companies in four years.
Paul, who alternates between Mountain View, Calif., and Bangalore, India, runs the company by remote, using video-conferencing, e-mail, and an internal Web site to communicate with his 25,000 employees.
www.businessweek.com /magazine/content/04_02/b3865706.htm   (578 words)

  
 The Hindu Business Line : Wipro's Vivek Paul sheds some stake
THE Vice-Chairman and CEO of Wipro Ltd, Mr Vivek Paul, has sold close to four lakh shares of Wipro, including 2.2 lakh American Depository Shares (ADSs) of the company, over the last three months.
It is estimated that Mr Paul could have mopped up a gross value of around Rs 20 crore from the sale.
This is based on the fact that Mr Paul sold 176,350 shares sometime in the last week of July, when the Wipro share price was hovering around Rs 520.
www.thehindubusinessline.com /2004/09/23/stories/2004092302140500.htm   (500 words)

  
 Vivek Paul Top of The Charts - www.bangalorebest.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
VIVEK PAUL TOP OF Vice Chairman of Wipro, Mr.
Vivek Paul is likely to be the leading person of the country with the highest paid professional executive as he took home an annual salary of Rs.
Vivek Paul also holds 3.97 lakh Wipro shares including Esops granted by the company.
www.bangalorebest.com /discoverbangalore/personalities/vivel_paul.asp   (167 words)

  
 Vivek Paul | Foreign Exchange with Fareed Zakaria
Vivek Paul was Vice Chairman and President of Wipro Technologies, India's largest IT services company.
Paul, Wipro's revenue grew from $150 million to more than $1 billion a year.
Paul is currently a member of the Board of the California Chamber of Commerce, Senate of the B.I.T.S, and the advisory board of Stanford’s Radiology Department.
foreignexchange.tv /?q=node/557   (198 words)

  
 2004 Global Influentials
He arrived in the U.S. from India as an M.B.A. student in 1980, worked hard, married, started a family and rose to a top job at GE, having been recruited by Jack Welch himself.
To turn his army of techies into sophisticated global consultants, he is investing in training in such "soft skills" as talking to clients.
With his home in the U.S. and his work in India, Paul has a dual take on the furor over outsourcing.
www.cnn.com /SPECIALS/2004/global.influentials/stories/paul   (297 words)

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