Tag Archives: Business Founder

Richard Schulze – Founder of BEST BUY

Richard Schulze has devoted more than half of his life to the consumer electronics industry, awl he was the recipient of the 1999 National Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. His wide – ranging career encompasses technical experience,

Thomas Watson Jr. – Founder of IBM (1914 – 1993)

Born    :January 14, 1914 in Dayton, Ohio, U.S. Died    : December 31, 1993 (aged 79) in Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S. Spouse(s)         :  Olive Cawley Children          :  Thomas John Watson III, Jeanette Watson, Olive F. Watson, Lucinda Watson, Susan Watson,

Larry Joseph Ellison – God of Oracle

Born    : August 17, 1944 in Manhattan, New York, U.S. Occupation      : Co-founder and CEO, Oracle Corporation Salary              : $500.0 million USD (2008) Net Worth       : Below $22.5 billion USD (2009) Spouse(s)         : Adda Quinn (m. 1967–1974), Nancy Wheeler

Henry Ford (1863 – 1947)

Born    : July 30, 1863 in Greenfield Township, Dearborn, Michigan, U.S. Died     : April 7, 1947 (aged 83) in Fair Lane, Dearborn, Michigan, U.S. Occupation      : Business, Engineering Net Worth       : above $188.1 billion, according to Wealthy historical figures 2008,

Katherine Graham (1917 – 2001)

Born    : June 16, 1917 in New York City Died    : July 17, 2001 (age 84) in Idaho Education        : University of Chicago & Vassar College Occupation      : Publisher Spouse(s)         : Philip Graham (1940-1963) Children

Oprah Gail Winfrey

Born    : January 29, 1954 in Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States Residence        : Chicago, Illinois, United States Occupation      : Talk show host, media mogul Salary              : $385 million (2008) Net Worth       : Above US$2.7 billion (Sept. 2008) Partner