K.P. Singh Notes
K.P. Singh is the Chairman of DLF Group and can be christened as the real estate baron of India. DLF has a strong leadership presence in Indian real estate industry and the company is credited with developing the modern township of Gurgaon.
Bill Gates Notes
Computer Center Corporation (CCC) banned four Lakeside students - Gates, Paul Allen, Ric Weiland, and Kent Evans - for the summer after it caught them exploiting bugs in the operating system to obtain free computer time.
Henry Ford Notes
His father gave him a pocket watch in his early teens. At 15, Ford dismantled and reassembled the timepieces of friends and neighbors dozens of times, gaining the reputation of a watch repairman.
J.P. Morgan Notes
In 1895, at the depths of the Panic of 1893, the Federal Treasury was nearly out of gold. President Grover Cleveland accepted Morgan's offer to join with the Rothschilds and supply the U.S. Treasury with 3.5 million ounces of gold to restore the treasury surplus in exchange for a 30-year bond issue.
Andrew Carnegie Notes
Andrew Carnegie was born in a typical weaver's cottage with only one main room. Falling on very hard times as a handloom weaver and with the country in starvation,
Sam Walton Notes
After high school, Walton decided to attend college, hoping to find a better way to help support his family. He attended the University of Missouri as an ROTC cadet.
Thomas Watson Jr. Notes
When Tom Jr. started this process in 1949, IBM was reportedly two years behind its main competitor, UNIVAC. In the 1980s, it was arguably up to a decade ahead of anyone else;
Meyer Amschel Rothschild Notes
He was the founder of the Rothschild family international banking dynasty that became the most successful business family in history.
Walt Disney Notes
After losing the rights to Oswald, Disney felt the need to develop a new character to replace him, which was based on a mouse he had adopted as a pet while working in his Laugh-O-Gram studio in Kansas City.
Ray Kroc Notes
Kroc maintained the assembly line "Speedee Service System" for hamburger preparation, which was introduced by the McDonald brothers in 1948.