Top 5 Business People in the World

Top 5 Business People in the World

top 5 business people

Some business people will leave their mark in the history of the world. These 5 people did that and more, so let’s take a look at them.

•   Elon Musk

Elon Musk is a South African-born business magnate, investor, and engineer. He is best known for founding SpaceX and co-founding Tesla, Inc. He is currently working on Hyperloop technology with The Boring Company to foster fast transportation of goods and people by pneumatic tube transport. Musk became a multimillionaire in his late 20s when he sold his start-up company, Zip2, to a division of Compaq Computers.

•   Larry Page

He is an American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur who co-founded Google and Sergey Brin. According to Forbes, Larry Page has a net worth of $30.7 billion as of March 2013  • Sergey Brin: He is an American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur who co-founded Google with Larry Page. According to Forbes’ ranking of The World’s Billionaires for 2012, Sergey Brin had $24.4 billion in 2012.

•   Sergey Brin

Sergey Brin is an American computer scientist, internet entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He is co-founder of Google alongside Larry Page. Today, he serves as President of Alphabet Inc., Google’s parent company. In addition to his role at Alphabet, Brin also manages special projects for Google and heads up Calico, a research and development company focused on longevity. As a result of his work with these companies, he has amassed a net worth estimated at 37 billion dollars.

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•   Steve Ballmer

(b. March 24, 1956) He is an American businessman who was CEO of Microsoft from January 2000 to February 2014. During his tenure as CEO, Ballmer oversaw Microsoft’s rapid growth and enormous profitability for many years. Although a highly controversial figure, Ballmer has often been rated one of the top-performing CEOs in business by various media outlets, such as Forbes Magazine and Fortune Magazine.

In 2000, he became CEO of Microsoft after previously serving as Executive Vice President, Sales, and Support. Ballmer joined Microsoft on June 11, 1980, at the age of 24, after receiving his bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and master’s degree from Stanford University. During his career at Microsoft, Ballmer has overseen Microsoft’s dominance in-home software with Windows & Office and Internet Explorer (IE) and its emergence as a dominant player in server software with Windows Server & SQL Server.

•   Bill Gates

Bill Gates is an American business magnate, investor, author, and philanthropist. He is best known as co-founder of Microsoft Corporation. In 1975 he and Paul Allen launched Microsoft. They brought Microsoft to dominate the world of computer software by developing operating systems for home computers. This success has made Bill Gates one of America’s wealthiest people. In 1986 Forbes magazine estimated his wealth at 1 billion dollars, and he was listed among people who were highly paid Americans that year.

In 1987 Microsoft went public, and Bill Gates’ share of stock was worth 350 million dollars. Within six months, he became a billionaire, so he is called a Centi billionaire. Forbes has ranked him as one of the world’s richest men since 1995, and he was number one on its top 400 list from 1995 through to 2007. In 2004 his net worth increased to 51 billion dollars, making him America’s richest man.


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