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founder of namesake company with Alvah Roebuck/revolutionized retail by selling mailorder by catalog/namesake tower in Chicago
founder of Chick-fil-A
franchised McDonald's from the McDonald's brothers (then bought it outright) & built it into global empire
Indian-American/became CEO of Microsoft in 2014
co-founded Microsoft in 1975 with Paul Allen/founded namesake philanthropic foundation with wife Melinda
began business career by buying a Ben Franklin variety store in Arkansas (eventually expanded to 16)/founded Walmart and Sam's Club/died in 1992
became 1st female CEO of GM in early 2016
founder and CEO of International Business Machines (IBM) from 1914-1956
known as the Oracle of Omaha/CEO of Berkshire Hathaway/still lives in $31,500 house he purchased in 1958 in Omaha
founder of namesake company (now Footlocker) that ran Five-and-Dime stores/1st fixed price stores (no haggling)/built namesake skyscraper in NYC in cash (was tallest in the world)
founder and CEO of Amazon/purchased Washington Post in 2013
Australian-born American CEO of News Corporation which owns Fox News, Sky News, National Geographic, and Brit newspapers The Sun, The Times, and The Sunday Times
Russian-born American computer scientist/President and co-founder of Google with Larry Page
was an executive at AT&T and Lucent Technologies before becoming CEO of Hewlett Packard/1st female CEO of a top 20 company/ran in 2016 Republican Presidential primary
founder and executive chairman of Alibaba/richest man in Asia
founder and CEO of Dell Technologies
CEO of Alphabet Inc (subsidiaries include Google, Calico, GV, CapitalG, Verily, Waymo, X, Nest Labs and Google Fiber)/co-founded Google with Sergey Brin
co-founder of Apple with Steve Wozniak/CEO of Apple, Pixar, and NeXT until his death in 2011
founded namesake retail store chain in 1902 in Kemmerer, WY/lost all personal wealth in 1929 crash but recovered/taught employee Sam Walton to wrap packages when visiting store
CEO of Solar City, Tesla, and Space X
current Apple CEO

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