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Andrew Carnegie
   is/was   
Scottish-American Who Developed America’s Steel Industry
Known as the world’s 2nd wealthiest man behind John D Rockefeller
Bill Gates
   is/was   
Leader of Microsoft
World’s richest man for thirteen straight years
Borje Ekholm
   is/was   
Pres and CEO of Swedish Company Investor AB
Formerly held SAAB which was later sold to General Motors
Conrad Hilton
   is/was   
Founded Hilton Hotels
Grandfather of celebrity Paris Hilton
Donald Trump
   is/was   
Famous American CEO Who Has Appeared in Commercials for Dominos, Pizza Hut, and Visa Card
Listed with $2.7 billion in assets by Forbes
Eric Schmidt
   is/was   
Chairman and CEO of Google Inc.
He is a hobbyist aviator
Herb Kelleher
   is/was   
Chairman of Southwest Airlines
Created the company’s concept on a cocktail napkin in a San Antonio restaurant in 1971
Jack Welch
   is/was   
CEO of General Electric (1981-2001)
Named “Manager of the Century” by Fortune magazine in 1999
James Packer
   is/was   
Australian Publisher (PBL) and Billionaire
In 2001 he lost $300 million in the One.Tel deal
Jess Livermore
   is/was   
Famous As “Boy Plunger” for Short Selling During the Market Crashes of 1907 and 1929
Committed suicide at age 63
Lee Iacocca
   is/was   
Employees Spelled His Name With This Mnemonic: I Am Chairman Of Chrysler Corp Always
Has the world’s largest collection of Matchbox cars
Li Ka-Shing
   is/was   
Chairman of Hutchison Whampoa LTD in Hong Kong
Asia’s Most Powerful Man by Asiaweek (2000)
Mark Hurd
   is/was   
CEO of Hewlett-Packard
Began his career at NCR as a field salesman in 1980
Mikhail Khodorkovsky
   is/was   
President of YUKOS (petroleum) - The World’s 16th Wealthiest Man
Arrested in 2003 for not paying his Russian taxes
Oprah Winfrey
   is/was   
Leader of Harpo Productions and Oxygen
Net worth of $1.3 billion
Peter Lynch
   is/was   
Successful Wall Street Stock Investor and Philanthropist
Coined the term “ten-bagger”
Ray Kroc
   is/was   
Founder of McDonald’s Corp
Started out as a milkshake machine salesman
Richard Branson
   is/was   
Founder of Virgin Records
Knighted by the Queen in 1999
Robert Iger
   is/was   
Pres and CEO of The Walt Disney Co Since 2000
Brought back Roy Disney as Director Emeritus in 2004
Robert Kiyosaki
   is/was   
Author of “Rich Dad’s Guide to Investing”
Inventor of adult board games, motivational speaker, and writer for Yahoo Finance
Roman Abramovich
   is/was   
Majority Shareholder in Sibneft and RusAl (aluminum)
Named wealthiest man in Russia in 2005
Rupert Murdoch
   is/was   
Famous Media Baron That Owned British, Australian, and American Newspapers
Criticized for using his media power for political purposes
Takeo Fukui
   is/was   
President and CEO of Honda Motor Co
Holds a bachelor’s degree in Applied Chemistry
Warren Buffett
   is/was   
Called “Most Successful Investor of All Time”
Nicknamed “The Miracle of Omaha”


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