John Fitzgerald “Jack” Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), often referred to by his initials JFK, was the 35th President of the United States, serving from 1961 until his assassination in 1963.
Entrepreneur: Michael Dell Company: Dell Computer Corporation Year Started: 1984 Description of Business: Dell Computer Corporation provides products and services for information-technology and Internet infrastructures. The company’s revenue for the past four quarters totaled $31.2 billion.
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg: Hacker. Dropout. CEO. When Mark Zuckerberg showed up in Palo Alto three years ago, he had no car, no house, and no job. Today, he’s at the helm of a smokin’-hot social-networking site, Facebook, and turning down billion-dollar offers.…Read More »
Anita Roddick founded The Body Shop in the United Kingdom, which went on to become a global retail chain of more than 2000 stores selling ethically produced body creams and cosmetics. Roddick was green before it was cool to be green, she…Read More »
The Innovator of the first portable computer Adam Osborne was an entrepreneur most famously known for the first portable computer, but also was an author who made a successful move into publishing computer books and software.
Sam Walton (1918 – 1992) Sam Walton, the founder of Wal-Mart, grew up poor in a farm community in rural Missouri during the Great Depression. The poverty he experienced while growing up taught him the value of money and to persevere.After attending…Read More »
“We didn’t have any plan when we started” Always Leave the Doors to Innovation Open “I think many people assume, wrongly, that a company exists simply to make money,” said Packard during an HP management training session in 1960. “While this is…Read More »
From Rags to Riches Success Story Success is often achieved when the person is able to go further than most people, breaking limitations imposed by their own economic, physical and cultural boundaries. Cordia Harrington is a classic example of success, as she…Read More »