Philanthropy

Vinod Gupta Makes Investing About More Than Business

Business Leader, Business Solutions, CEO, Database Solutions, Marketing, Philanthropy
  Sometimes you need to invest in more than just the business side of a company. You need to look at what the company really contributes back to its community and how it can lift people up. Those are things entrepreneur and philanthropist Vinod Gupta looks at when he buys out companies through his family office firm, Everest Group. Gupta has been giving job opportunities to lower income and less educated people important as the founder of several of his own businesses, and he's also poured his money into different college grants and scholarship programs to US and international universities. But Gupta has never forgotten how it all started. Vinod Gupta grew up in India in a very poor area of the country, and though he and his family had very little to support themselves with, they

Gregory Aziz Achievements In National Steel Car

Business, Business Leader, Canada, CEO, Philanthropy, Railroad, Technology
North America is the home of successful investors. People from this part of the globe know what they want in their lives, and they have done their best so that they can enjoy financial freedom. Gregory J Aziz is among the successful investors from this region. Currently, the finance executive is fortunate to be holding the prominent position of president, chief executive director and chairman of a company called National Steel Car. The company is one of the few that have survived tough financial times that have been taking place for the last one hundred years. The institution specializes in production of engineering products and railroad freight cars. This institution has been fortunate to have one of the top corporate leaders to work as their CEO. Gregory J Aziz is successful, and ...

GREGORY AZIZ: THE CORPORATE GENIUS

Business, Business Leader, Canada, CEO, Philanthropy, Railroad, Technology
Based in Ontario, Gregory James Aziz is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of leading Canadian company; National Steel Car. Often described as a corporate genius, philanthropist, and family man, Greg Aziz has achieved remarkable fetes; both in his career and private life. Born in London, Ontario in 1949, James Aziz later enrolled at Ridley College. Upon graduation, he went on to join the prestigious Western University and studied Economics. After completing his Economics course in Western University, Greg joined his family’s business venture, Affiliated Foods, in 1971. The company dealt in wholesale foods. Affiliated Foods’ rapid growth in the 1970s saw the firm turn into a household name in the food importing and distribution sectors.   Greg Aziz further pursued corporate succes

George Soros is Back and Progressives Should Cheer

Activists, Expert Investor, Human Rights, Philanthropy
Any discussion centered around philanthropist and investor George Soros will turn into a Rorsach test for a person's political identity. For progressives and those fighting for social justice, George Soros represents the very best of us. For right wingers and conservatives, George Soros is closer to a boogeyman figure than he is any kind of hero. No matter where you stand on George Soros it is clear that he is passionate about the very wheels that move the machine of democracy and the election of Donald Trump has him back in full swing. George Soros had largely been content to sit on the fringes of politics over the past decade or so. The last time Soros took a center stage role in the political world was when he backed Al Gore against incumbent President Bush during the 2004 elections....

A Brief Biography of Dick DeVos and his Philanthropic activities

Philanthropy
Dick DeVos took the role of diverse of executive positions at Amway although most of his business career. Currently, he acts as the president of The Windquest group as well as Orlando Magic of the NBA.   DeVos took a leadership role in all areas of the operation of Amway when he was the president from 1993 to 2002. These positions were held in six continents and fifty countries. Amway attained sales of over 4 billion dollars during his fiscal service year. Before he took the role of president, he acted as the Vice President of Amway International where he took charge of the operations of the company in over 15 countries outside North America. The company tripled its sales internationally to surpass domestic sales. This happened while he was in charge and it was a first for the c...