Richard Liu Qiangdong And The Growth Of JD.com

Billionaire, CEO, E-Commerce, JD.com, Jingdong, Online Store
  Richard Liu Qiangdong is the creator and CEO of JD.com and member of the “BoF 500”: Business of Fashion top 500 most influential people in the $2.4 Trillion industry. He has an estimated net worth around $11 billion, his is worth around $56 billion, and he is currently helping shape the online landscape for shopping in China alongside Walmart, who owns a 12% stake JD’s stock on the NASDAQ               .   Liu has invested nearly $400 million into Fartech, the online luxury clothing platform that sells to over 7,000 outlets. And it all started when Richard Liu attended Renmin University in China to get his degree in sociology. Though he was studying sociology, he spent his free time coding and computer programming. He later got is MBA from the China Europe International Bus

OSI Group’s David McDonald Shares How They Operate A Multinational Firm

Business, Company, David McDonald, OSI Group
Serving as the president and chief operating officer of Chicago's OSI Group, David McDonald oversees a vast multinational supply chain. His company processes food around the world that is then delivered to quick-serve restaurants and retail stores. He has worked for OSI Group for over 30 years, starting out as a project manager and earning steady promotions from there. David McDonald says that all of OSI Group's employees are provided the target of exceeding this company's customers expectations. As his company is privately held they have the flexibility to provide innovative solutions for their customer's problems. Unlike a publically held company, they also don't have any reason to focus on the short term so they can instead look at the larger picture and take their time establishing ...

The Role That Rick Cofer Plays When It Comes To Recycling In Austin

Environment, Lawyer
The City Council of Austin approved the Parks and Recreation Recycling Task Force back in June to support the city’s plan entitled Zero Waste Plan. The plan got passed in 2009 and its mission is to reduce landfill waste by 90% by the year 2040. The Park and Recreation Recycling Task Force is currently recommending various ways to pay for the consistent recycling around the city.   City officials seek to provide more comprehensive recycling as well as compost options at city parks, the chairman of the task force, Rick Cofer noting that the options are sorely lagging. Cofer pointed out the fact that there is recycling at some places and some parks, but the majority of parks in Austin don’t have any recycling at all. He also stated that the city needs to walk the walk when it comes

Deirdre Baggot on Affordable Healthcare

Business, CEO, Doctor, Healthcare
The USA health sector is expensive. With full knowledge of this reality, Deirdre Baggot has been vocal on alternative ways of making this multi-billion dollar sector affordable. As a trained clinician, Baggot has continually insisted the importance of adopting bundled payments. Her contributions to revolutionizing the health sector have earned her numerous recognitions both in private and public spheres. Find out more about Deirdre at Bloomberg.com She is a resourceful person to many medical entities around the country. Her expertise on these medical entities revolves around how to improve efficiency. Baggot’s passion in this area has made her one of the most iconic authors of bundled payments and the reason why the government and private sector should consider this option. In addition

Robert Ivy : Leadership through Integrity

Business, CEO
Trade occupations have increasingly become more popular every year, and rightfully so as they provide above average compensation for new employees. In 2010, The American Society of Associations reported a total of 92,000 trade occupations. Usually, potential candidates for these jobs learn most if not all their trait from either their studies at school or on the job training. There is, however, various of occupations that are in the "practice" category where there is always more to learn. These are where professional associations come in, they provide educational programs for members as well as open up a venue for them to network and build connections with. The power of associations can only be described as incredible and important. Robert Ivy, executive vice president and CEO of the Am...

Vinod Gupta And His Strategy Of Investing In The Common Good

Business Leader, Business Solutions, CEO, Database Solutions, Marketing, Philanthropy
  Vinod Gupta has been in the news for all the right reasons. He is an entrepreneur who came from a humble background in New Delhi to a well-known businessman. He spent most of his childhood in a village that at that time did not have any social or modern amenities. That did not stop him from being ambitious enough to chase his dreams. He completed his high school education within the same village. Although seemingly coming from an impoverished town his family sacrificed for him to go to college and earned a bachelors in technology certification in Kharagpur India. As luck would be in his side, he received a graduate assistantship as well as being admitted into the University of Nebraska where he studied Engineering and got a master's degree in his current field which is business adm

Jacob Gottlieb Talks Getting Back Into Hedge Funds

Methodist
It has been around 2 years since Visium started the process to shut down after insider trading rocked the investment firm. While Jacob Gottlieb may have been found free of any wrongdoing with the incident, he took responsibility for his company and did his duties as the chief executive officer to make sure it was liquidated properly. While Visium may be no more, Jacob Gottlieb still values and respects their clients that had put their faith into the company since it was created. Now that the process is almost over completely, he is taking the time to think about starting another hedge fund. Already, Jacob Gottlieb created a new investment office known as Altium that is mainly a family office. In fact, his brother is currently the chief executive officer. While Altium invests in similar ...

Betsy DeVos Enters The Political Arena To Fight For Education Reform

philantropist
If you are familiar with Betsy DeVos and her work in the state of Michigan then you've already gotten a taste of what the newest Secretary of Education is planning on focusing on. Betsy DeVos is one of the foremost conservative champions on the topic of school reformation and she is one of the loudest voices in the field of educational choice. Citing the works of Milton Friedman, a prominent independent author from the '50s, Betsy DeVos has helped to nurture the growth of the educational choice movement throughout the United States of America. Now, with President Trump in her corner, Betsy DeVos is looking to make a national change.   Betsy DeVos believes that parents should not be beholden to the rules of the government when it comes to finding the right education for their chi...

Charlmagne Tha God Expresses His Opinion On Tha Carter V

Author, Charlamagne Tha God, Media Influencer, Radio Host, TV Personality
  Fans around the world have been waiting with bated breath for the release of Tha Carter V so you can imagine the mass hysteria that ensued upon the release of Lil Wayne's newest album a few weeks ago. However, it seems not everyone is completely enamored with the new Weezy album as Charlamagne Tha God has recently come out against this new project in a recent episode of the Breakfast Club. Charlamagne Tha God is a writer and has a book titled “Black Privilege” which ranked sixth in the New York Times of bestselling hardback nonfiction on May 7 2017. Another book Charlamagne Tha God has written is titled "Shook One: Anxiety Playing Tricks On Me". During this syndicated radio show, he mocked Wayne's efforts and pointed out that these new tracks are rather subpar. In particular, he

Richard Liu Qiangdong And His Passion For Serving His Customers In JD.Com

Billionaire, CEO, E-Commerce, JD.com, Jingdong Mall, Online Store
  Operating a business in China successfully is a challenging task due to the enormous completion that exists in the country’s market. This is due to the high level of employment in the country that has led to a lot of people engaging in entrepreneurial activities upon which they depend for their income. This has led to a lot of completion in the country ’s, and a lot of investors are finding it quite difficult to cope with the situations. To overcome the stiff competition in this market, the entrepreneurs are required to come up with strategies that would enable them to keep their business in operation and profitable so that they can also survive the economic hardships that are associated with such macroeconomic factors.   However, despite the stiff competition, Richard Liu