The 12 greatest entrepreneurs of our time – CNN

I usually have many issues with lists like this one. From “Who is that?” to “Are you kidding me?”. But this one hits the nail on the head. I am writing this on a Macbook in Microsoft Word while drinking tea from Wholefoods and listening to music with headphones bought on Amazon and delivered by FedEx. Google found me this CNN article and I will share mine with Facebook. To say this list has my number would be a understatement.
How many of these companies do you rely on every day?

The List:
1. Steve Jobs – Apple
2. Bill Gates – Microsoft
3. Fred Smith – FedEx
4. Jeff Bezos – Amazon
5. Larry Page and Sergey Brin – Google
6. Howard Schultz – Starbucks
7. Mark Zuckerberg – Facebook
8. John Mackey – Whole Foods
9. Herb Kelleher – Southwest Airlines
10. Narayana Murthy – Infosys
11. Sam Walton – Wal-Mart
12. Muhammad Yunus – Grameen Bank

Read the full CNN article by John A Byrne (here).

Author: Grayson Leverenz

Grayson Leverenz founded MBA in the USA® to help international students build networks, find jobs, and have fun in the USA. Hundreds of global professionals have benefited from Grayson’s intercultural workshops, and she has worked with people from Brazil, China, India, South Africa, South Korea, the UK, and the USA to build effective virtual teams and craft brilliant careers.

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