Koch family Charles G. Koch and David H. Koch — the two brothers still with Koch Industries — are affiliated with the Koch family foundations. Family members Non-profit organizations The Koch family foundations are a related group of non-profit organizations that began with the establishment of the Fred and Mary Koch Foundation in 1953, and now includes the Charles Koch Foundation, the David H. Political activities Members of the Koch family have given to conservative and libertarian policy and advocacy groups in the United States, including think tanks like the Heritage Foundation and the Cato Institute, and more recently Americans for Prosperity. Americans for Prosperity, founded by David Koch, is one of the main nonprofit groups assisting the Tea Party movement, according to Kenneth Vogel of Politico. See also References
Q&A: Jordan Hansell of NetJets Jordan Hansell Chairman & CEONetJets Education: Bachelor’s degree, Duke University; law degree and master’s degree in public policy, University of Michigan. Career highlights: President, NetJets; chief administrative officer and general counsel, NetJets; attorney, Nyemaster, Goode, West, Hansell & O’Brien; clerk, U.S. Jordan Hansell enjoys working from a Bombardier Global 6000 even more than from his office overlooking the Port Columbus airfield from NetJet’s headquarters. The in-flight environment is valued by the many chief executives who fly with NetJets, says Hansell. The day of this interview, Hansell was monitoring a powerful winter storm moving into the northeastern United States. “As the world changes you have to take different steps and use different tactics,” he says. What are NetJet’s challenges moving into the next decade? We want to expand internationally beyond our large bases in the United States and Europe. We operate in and out of 170 countries, we fly everywhere.
Chairman Wang Jianlin - About Us - Wanda Group Born in 1954, Wang Jianlin served in the Army between 1970 and 1986, at which time he was appointed Office Director of the Xigang District Government in Dalian. He has served as Chairman of the Dalian Wanda Group since 1989. Wang Jianlin served as a deputy to the 17th National Congress of the Communist Party of China. He was a member of the 11th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference Standing Committee. He also served as Vice Chairman of the 11th Congress of the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce. Wang Jianlin has been honored with several awards for outstanding achievements in business management and corporate social responsibility.
Larry Ellison Thanks for coming to Forbes. Please turn off your ad blocker in order to continue. To thank you for doing so, we’re happy to present you with an ad-light experience. Hi again. Looks like you’re still using an ad blocker. Please turn it off in order to continue into Forbes' ad-light experience. Thank you for turning off your ad blocker! Thank you for visiting Forbes. We noticed you still have ad blocker enabled. Thank you for turning off your ad blocker. Sam Zell Samuel "Sam" Zell (born September 27, 1941) is an American businessman. He is chairman of Equity Group Investments (EGI), a private investment firm he founded in the 1960s. The firm’s equity interests are often in asset-intensive industries such as real estate, energy, logistics, transportation, media, and health care. EGI’s holdings also include fixed-income investments in public and private companies. The firm's specialty has always been opportunistic, often contrarian, long-term investing and active ownership. Zell is also the founder of Equity International, a private investment firm focused on building real estate-related businesses in international emerging markets. Early life and education Career Zell founded Equity Group Investments in 1968 and with Robert H. In 2007 the Blackstone Group completed its purchase of Zell's Equity Office Properties Trust for $39 billion, which was the largest LBO in history at the time. Investments Media investments
Tracy Britt shares her Lean In story. Following my instincts, taking the path less traveled, and leaning in before my career even began definitely paid off. I knew early on that I wanted to work in the investment field. In college I concentrated most of my free time on learning about finance, and I spent summers working on Wall Street. I went all-in with business school, knowing that if I didn’t lean in, I’d regret it later. Fortunately, I was accepted to Harvard Business School that January. I’m happy to say that I have found that wonderful teacher and mentor, and he couldn’t be a better boss.
Startup Jobs | Connecting Talent with Mexican Tech Startups 30 Day Startup - Let's do this | 30 Day Startup Master Class: Design for Credibility - with David Kadavy - Mixergy First impressions can make or break a sale. “B.J. Fogg did a groundbreaking study where he put people in front of websites and said, ‘Do you trust this site? Do you feel like this site is credible? Why or why not?’” says David Kadavy, author of Design for Hackers: Reverse Engineering Beauty. The study found that 46% of the comments about why people trusted a site had to do with the site’s design. “People would say things like, ‘It has this high quality look and feel,’ or, ‘It just looks more credible,’” says David. In other words, prospects judge you by your landing page. In his Mixergy course, David shows you simple ways to build credibility with design, even if you’re terrible at web design. 1. Choosing colors for your site is tricky. “Color is very complicated, and there are all sorts of different color schemes and color configurations out there that you can worry about,” says David. So how do you quickly figure out which colors to use? Pick a color and move on 2. Minimize eyestrain 3.