How This Tiger Got Its Roar

Book excerpt: Author Steve Hamm examines the rise of India as a destabilizing force in the $650 billion worldwide tech services industry

In Bangalore Tiger, author Steve Hamm examines the rise of India as a destabilizing force in the $650 billion worldwide tech services industry. He focuses on Wipro Ltd., one of the most successful of the Indian upstarts from Bangalore, and on its remarkable leader, Azim Premji. This excerpt chronicles how Premji transformed a peanut oil company in poverty-ridden India into a tech powerhouse.

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