Business

Louis Cheneverts Successful Business Path

Business, Business Leaders, CEO
Louis Chenevert was born and raised in Canada, but is now a US citizen. He started his career at General Motors and eventually was elected as Chairman and CEO at UTC. When he announced his retirement, it came as a bit of a surprise, but Chenevert's impact at UTC remains. Louis Chenevert set the bar very high for leadership at UTC. He never stopped pushing his company to achieve beyond their goals. His work ethic and belief in investing not only in innovation but in the people behind it allowed UTC to not only succeed under his leadership, but contribute significantly to progress in technology and their own business. While Chenevert's resignation affected the company, the legacy he left inspired future leaders to aspire to his goals and attitudes for the company. The United Technologies...

Capital Group Continues to be Strong

Business, CEO
Timothy Armour is the chief executive officer and chairman of the Capital Group and the Capital Research and Management Company and also the chairman of the Capital Group Management Committee. He is an equity portfolio manager with Capital Group. He has amassed more than 34 years of investment experience with The Capital Group. He originally started out with Capital Group as part of The Associates Program. Tim Armour later became an equity investment analyst at Capital, where he covered global communications and American service companies.   Tim Armour was appointed chairman of the Capital Group in 2015. Tim Armour was named chairman following the death of former chairman Jim Rothenberg. In 1994, he was appointed Senior Vice President of The American Funds, which is a branch of ...

Doctors Need the Right Kind of Data to Treat Cancer Says Eric Lefkofsky

Business, CEO's
While there is no doubt about the fact that doctors need data to successful treat cancer, it is the quality of data that they receive that is critically important. This includes a host of data that not just includes a patient's DNA and RNA make up, but also information about the treatment received by the patient's in the past and their response to it. So the need is to go beyond molecular data and encompass clinical data in including data about therapy and the outcome thereof. There is need to delve into quality data in a manner that one can arrive at the most accurate assessments. Say a group of breast cancer patients taking Herceptin reports that it is effective on 40% of the people and ineffective on the rest. There has to be a reason behind that. Perhaps they have diabetes, or maybe...

Julia Jackson’s Background Information and Career Journey

Business, Wines, Women
Julia Jackson is the daughter of Jess Jackson, an archetype in the wine sector and founder of the paramount Jackson Family Wines. She was born in 1988 and grew up in Sonoma wineries. She developed a passion for wine at a young age, and this was evident as she enjoyed picking and sorting grapes. Jess taught his children the ropes of the business when they were still young. Julia’s Education Background and Career in the Wine Industry Julia Jackson joined Scripps College in 2006 and graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art. After graduating, Julia’s father saw it fit for her to travel to France and make wine. That was the beginning of her career in the wine industry. Working at the cellar made her appreciate the efforts that the wine crew puts into the work. Julia has

Mike Baur Gives Hope to Aspiring Entrepreneurs through the Swiss Startup Factory

Business, Business Leaders, CEO
Currently, many digital entrepreneurs have excellent business ideas, but they have no one to support them either morally or financially. As such, this has contributed to the fall of numerous startup firms that are started by young entrepreneurs. There is no doubt that these digital entrepreneurs require a lot of support from established investors. Mike Baur is an investor who has dedicated more than 20 years of his life in helping startup businesses in Switzerland while he was working for the Swiss Private banking industry. While working in the bank, Baur realized that a lot of Swiss entrepreneurs with great business ideas had no access to capital and mentorship to establish their ventures. He began funding these startup businesses with his money, and it yielded a lot of returns. The now 3

Jason Hope Passionately Believes in the Development of inventive Technologies for the Future

Business, Internet
Jason Hope is a man who has dedicated his life's work to the development of intelligent technologies for the future. Jason Hope passionately believes that for everyone to achieve a more fulfilling, healthier and longer life, people need to change how they approach to medicine through innovations in technology. For instance, healthcare, according to him, should focus on prevention rather than treatment. He calls such resourcefulness “the internet of things. He is a man gifted with several skills in investments, entrepreneurship, and charitable missions. A native of Arizona, he was brought up in Tempe, and later he graduated from the Arizona State University with a degree in finance. Hope also went to ASU’s W.P. Carey School of Business where he got an MBA. Besides his business and philan

How Duda Melzer Became a Highly Successful Entrepreneur

Business, Business Leaders
Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer, more commonly known as Duda Melzer, is the President and Chairman of the RBS Group. The RBS Group, which was founded by his grandfather in 1957, is a huge media conglomerate in Brazil. Duda Melzer also founded one of the company's subsidiaries, e.Bricks, through which he invests in internet companies located in both the United States and Brazil. Duda's innovative leadership of RBS Group led to him being named by Ernst and Young as the Entrepreneur of the Year in 2015. RBS Group is the owner of several different types of media in Brazil including radio stations, newspapers, and digital online websites. It also has a number of subsidiaries in other market segments including Vialog, which is a logistics company, and Appus, which provides human resources products. O...

Talk Fusion Understands People

Apps, Business, Video chat
One of the things that companies struggle with the most is understanding their customers. They might think they have a feel for them and what they want and desire, but in reality, they could not be more off base. That is why it is so refreshing to see a company out there like Talk Fusion that not only listens to its customers, but it also understands their needs, wants, and desires. That is how they win awards and that is why they have such a loyal following. People can see what they are doing and they know they have their best interests in mind. That is the way it has been since Bob Reina founded and created Talk Fusion back in 2007. He figured that if he was going to start a company, he was going to start it the right way. He has clearly done that while also keeping a pulse on what th...

Copa Star Hospital is Changing the Concept of Healthcare in Brazil

Business
People around the world have a general concept about hospitals. However, a hospital in Brazil named Copa Star Hospital is changing this concept. Copa Star Hospital is located in Copacabana area of Rio de Janeiro on Figueiredo Magalhaes street. From the outside, it looks like a luxurious five-star hotel. The service of the hospital is unique and outstanding. D'Or Sao Luiz designed the hospital, and the company wants to expand this concept across the country. People might have never visited a hospital before where they would find artwork displaying in the galleries. Copa Star Hospital has more than two hundred paintings of Japanese artist Yutaka. There is a separate transit area for stretchers and nurses. View the design at RafArquitetura.Com The area of the building is twenty-one thousan...

Mike Baur Brings Assistance To Digital Startup Companies

Business, Business Leaders
The use of technology has changed the way the business world operates on a daily basis. Today, the business world has become a digital world. People use technology to do a lot of the tasks that they need to accomplish. Technology such as the smartphone, WiFi, and the internet have allowed people to utilize digital technology instead of physically having to go places to complete the desired tasks.   People can now go online to pay bills, shop, work, take classes, listen to music, view live events, and a variety of other things that were once done in person. As the world has moved over to digital technology, the business world has changed the way it approaches business operations. This shift by the business world can be seen in many ways. One of the ways that has become more popul...