From the time that he was a very young man, Hussain Sajwani has been a man in pursuit of excellence in all things that he does. Born the son of a shopkeeper and a homemaker, young Hussain would sit in his father’s shop and hear about the world of business and the bright future that was coming to the middle east thanks to the economic boom that was underway. It was these men, the powerful men who were his father’s customer, who would have the biggest impact on his future. His father would, after being given insight and advice from these men, often close up his shop, where he sold upscale accessories such as pens and watches, to pursue sideline business opportunities in the emerging real estate sector. When he did these deals he would usually let the young Hussain Sajwani tagalong, and it was on those excursions that a passion for real estate and for business was born. Hussain decided that he didn’t want to follow in his father’s footsteps and be a shopkeeper selling wares to powerful and wealthy businessmen. Instead, he wanted to be one of those businessmen and give his family a good life while building an enduring legacy that the world would recognize for generations.
After a brief stint attending a prestigious medical university on a full scholarship, he discovered that while he loved science and medicine, he didn’t have the same passion for it that he had for the world of real estate and business. He left the school and returned home and started a company that would one day be known as The DAMAC Group. Right from the start the company was very successful and within a few short years they had millions of square feet of real estate under development in the luxury residential, upscale retail, high-level commercial, and premier recreational markets. Hussain Sajwani would take this early success and parlay it into a multi-billion dollar empire that spans the entire middle eastern region, and significant locations all over the world. He has partnered with some of the most powerful people in the real estate industry, including Donald Trump, with whom he has developed two of the largest and most expensive golf resorts in the world.
Real estate developer Hussain Sajawani is not only the head of DAMAC, but he is also a man who is generous and giving to the world around him. He works with, or contributes to a wide variety of non-profit organizations and philanthropic causes around the world, including a recent donation through the company of more than AED 2M to help cloth underprivileged children around the world, and a major donation to a program designed to help provide drinking water to developing cultures.
Hussain Sajwani, the DAMAC owner, is more than just a corporate tycoon, he is also a man who has strived to be the best in everything that he has ever set his mind to. With the passion that he shows not only in running his company, but also in how he works to make the world a better place, it is little wonder that he is respected as a role model as much as he is as a businessman.
Trying to identify the startups that turn into capitalistic giants takes patience, understanding, and gambler’s wisdom. Most people think gamblers rely on luck more than knowledge and experience to make money. But Shervin Pishevar, the angel investor behind Uber, Hyperloop One, Postmates, and Airbnb, knows there is no luck. Pishevar’s investment successes weren’t hit-or-miss decisions. He spent a lot of time researching the consumer market. And he studied data and compared notes with other investors before he put $21 million on the line to help fund Uber.
Shervin Pishevar knows how to be a successful entrepreneur. But like all entrepreneurs, he had his fair share of challenges. When he had to resign his Investment company CEO position, Pishevar went underground to heal his wounds. But that didn’t last long. Last March, after two months away from the investment world, Shervin Pishevar rose from his self-inflicted wounds and started tweeting.
Mr. Shervin Pishevar’s tweets weren’t the usual shady Donald Trump kind of tweets. Pishevar wanted to warm investors that 2018 would not be a great year for stock market investors. One of his tweets warned investors that the market would do an about-face in 2018. That about-face would be the start for a 6,000-point incremental drop in the stock market. The stock market gave Shervin Pishevar the information he needed when it experienced the second biggest one-day loss in stock market history, last February. But the market rebounded by the time Pishevar’s tweet hit the Twitter feed.
But now that investors see the challenges that Shervin saw in March, his tweet rant seems like fact, not fiction. The stock market experienced its third biggest one-day loss in history in November. According to Wall Street analysts, more losses are on the way.
According to a Pishevar tweet, it’s not just stocks that need a dose of reality. Bonds aren’t going to protect investors when the market goes south. And he thinks Silicon Valley won’t be the startup capital of the world forever. In fact, other countries have a stable of startups that will breakdown Silicon Valley’s stranglehold on startups, according to Shervin Pishevar.
The foodservice industry is thriving now days, and it has been doing so for a number of decades. This is definitely one of those special industries that will always thrive because everyone has to eat. Food services is more than just planting crops, flipping a few burgers and mixing specific ingredients. This particular industry has to deal with distributing the goods, being on time for deadlines and processing a ton of orders. OSI Food Solutions does all of this, but it does all of this much more progressively than any of its competitors.
OSI Food Solutions is an American-based food processing company that’s located in the Midwest. This Aurora-based company has more than 20,000 employees, and it has facilities all across the globe in:
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The company is made up of at least 65 facilities. OSI Food Solutions is so big that it was named as one of the largest private companies in America by Forbes. In 2011, the company generated upward of $3 billion. Progress and size would continue to increase in the following years as OSI generated more than $6.1 billion in 2016, and was ranked by Forbes at the 58th position.
OSI Food Solutions was founded back in 1909. The company first started out as a local butcher shop, but it graduated into a wholesaler in the 1920s. Otto & Sons was its name for quite some time because the company was operated by Otto Kolshowski, and his two sons. As of 2018, OSI Food Solutions market value is worth billions of dollars, and it has changed the status quo in professional foodservices.
Based in Dallas, Texas, Sameer Jejurikar knows that being an excellent plastic surgeon requires more than just doing good surgical work. He has a deep sense of compassion for his patients that has been recognized time and time again. Any type of medical procedure can come with a considerable amount of anxiety and he works hard to keep his patients comfortable and informed about everything involved with the process in order for them to achieve their goals.
Sameer Jejurikar is extensively trained in his art after graduating from the University of Michigan Medical School with a medical degree. He has been working as a plastic surgeon since he graduated in 1997. He is concerned about safety and is constantly doing everything he can to minimize risks while maximizing the outcome for his patients.
Every year, patients in the United States rate their doctors using a variety of different platforms online. Sameer Jejurikar is frequently ranked among the best for his work on sites like Vitals and Patients’ Choice. Patients’ Choice has recognized him as one of the most compassionate doctors in his field multiple times. In 2012, he was one of only 3% of physicians in the United States to be recognized with this considerable honor.
Through the Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute, Sameer Jejurikar offers many different services to his patients that include work on the eyes, nose, face, breasts, and body. He knows that in order for patients to live their best lives they must feel comfortable with themselves and he does everything to help make this happen. Women are not his only patients as he also offers many services to men including facial and bodywork as well as state or the art hair transplants that are designed to be minimally invasive.
Upwork, the largest freelancing website worldwide; providing over 375,000 independent freelancer’s services to upwards of 95,000 clients from 1 person businesses to well known major corporations through over 70 different job categories in 180 countries throughout the entire world, was formed in the year 2014 when two companies in the market of online labor consultations; Elance found in 1998 and ODesk found in the early 2000’s, merged. The platform makes it seamless and quick for independent freelance professionals and businesses of all kinds to find, hire, work with, and pay each other. In the year 2017 Upwork saw an increase of 20% in payments made through their service totaling to $1.37 billion dollars compared to 2016’s $1.15 billion dollars in total payments. The Upwork platform also facilitated more than 2 million service exchange projects generating a revenue of $121.9 million dollars, witnessing a growth of 28% since the previous year, in 2017.
Freelancers have been earning upwards of $1 billion dollars annually, offering over 3,500 freelance skills, since the company’s initial conception. Upwork has also generated a revenue of $225 million dollars with a gross service volume of $1.5 billion dollars. Along with Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Stephane Kasriel Upwork has raised over $100 million dollars through funding from investors, $30 million dollars of which being raise immediately after the 2014 merger took place. The company Dragoneer recently, in the month of October 2018, publicly announced its plans to purchase 20% of the company for a price of $32 million dollars. As it currently stands the companied ownership is divided between many outside investors with its largest share, of 15%, being held by Benchmark. The remainder of the company is split between several companies including 14.2% being owned by Sigma Partners, 12.9% by Globespan Capital Partners, T. Rowe Price owning 10.6%, Firstmark Capital owns 5.7%, and SG Growth partners own 5.5% of the company.
Sujit Choudhry has researched and taught constitutional matters all over the world. Sujit Choudhry is presently working at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center in Germany as a guest researcher. In addition to his work, he likes to let regular people know about constitutional matters in the news on his widely followed blog.
One of these constitutional matters in the news is whether the President of the United States can revoke someone’s security clearances or not. Sujit Choudhry posed the question of whether the President can pull someone’s security clearance for any reason, or does he even have to give a reason? This question was brought up on August 15th when President Donald Trump chose to revoke the security clearances of former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency’s John Brennan, know more on (Linkedin.com).
At the time he said he was thinking about pulling the security clearances of other former members of the national security community who had criticized him. Among these people he chose to threaten were James Comey, James Clapper, Michael Hayden, Bruce Ohr, Lisa Page, Susan Rice, Andrew McCabe, and Peter Strzok who had all worked with distinction for the federal government in the past.
Sujit Choudhry wrote that people might wonder why someone that used to be a national security official but isn’t anymore would even need to continue to have clearance on certain security matters. The reason, he wrote, is that they still have a lot of useful knowledge and could be of help in the future in matters they are familiar with. If they stay in the loop they can help protect the nation, check (Facebook.com).
After being threatened by Trump, Clapper called his action’s petty and harmful to the nation’s security. Some have argued that the President can revoke anybody’s security clearance with “unfettered authority” and pointed to some past case law. Sujit Choudhry wrote that others have said the presidential powers in this regards are more narrowly defined than that and he can’t simply pull someone’s security clearance without justification. He is interested in whether this matter will result in a lawsuit and if it will be allowed to go forward or not, find out more details on patch.com.
Eric Lefkofsky is the CEO of Tempus, which is an organization that specializes in the collection and distribution of medical data. Just recently, Tempus has created a Tempus app, so doctors no longer have to purchase the Tempus software program. This app is available on all computer software systems. This application is free, and it allows doctors from all over the nation to observe certain information regarding their patients, and this information is cross-referenced from patient to patient. This allows doctors to give patients suffering from similar symptoms the same medication. This app was created by Eric Lefkosky raising over 100 million dollars on behalf of Tempus.
Over the past two years, just about every doctor in America was using the Tempus software. This made the Tempus application extremely easy to produce. Doctors who are already using the app have been praising it due to its simple capabilities. With just a few buttons, doctors can observe every hospital a patient has been two over the last few years, along with the symptoms and medications of the patients. This allows doctors to know exactly what medications will and will not work when treatment is necessary. This also allows doctors to give sure answers to their patients regarding side effects and more.
Eric Lefkofsky graduated college as an elite marketing and business student. He went on to find great success in the stock market and in the business world overall. Eric then decided to invest in medicine solutions, but he wanted to invest in these solutions through technology. In no time, Eric’s researchers were able to put together Tempus, and doctors from all over the world have thanked him for this. Eric has won a number of awards due to his innovative technology and the way in which he has contributed to saving lives due to doctors being able to find quicker and sure solutions for their patients.
The Brazilian economy has been growing stronger each day, and many have wanted to know some of the people behind this massive economic growth. A recent study showed that the business leaders involved in private-public partnerships and government investments played a major role in making the Brazilian economy stronger. Felipe Montoro Jens happens to be one of the business leaders Brazil is proud to have today. He has been committed to most enterprises in Brazil whether large or small. Having been involved in numerous businesses in Brazil, Felipe has acquired extensive business knowledge.
Most people agree that businesses have numerous challenges and that’s why many people fear business endeavors. Felipe is a business leader who knows that the entrepreneurs and investors have tougher challenges these days, but this won’t stop them from trying new business opportunities. If the economic trajectory is to be long-term, the infrastructure projects and utilities must get the right share of public funds. Read this article at odiario.com about Felipe Montoro Jens
Felipe discovered that infrastructure spending in Brazil wasn’t correct and this made some cities in this country fail to meet the required international standards. He said the licensure burden and other regulations had to be controlled to help the private sector achieve its objectives. Felipe Montoro Jens has observed that most global institutions won’t bring foreign capital investments to a countrywith poor infrastructure. He further says that a country would have to depend on imports and exports to grow its economy if it doesn’t have foreign capital.
He has performed numerous mega projects such as modernizing the Bero Horizonte city’s lighting park. Felipe worked hard to ensure the sodium vapor lamps were replaced with LED lighting technology. He has also changed the state of the municipality in Rio de Janeiro through a great daycare construction project. He has constructed about 40,000 new pre-schools and 20,000 new daycare centers in Rio de Janeiro. He is also busy strengthening the partnership the private companies have with Araguari municipal council.
The Brazilian agribusiness balance was released for the month of June. Contrary to (for example) the non-farm payroll in America which is released every month to indicate the amount of non-farm-related goods which make up the US economy to gauge economic strength, the Brazilian agribusiness balance represents solely the proportion of money which is created from farmable goods. Year-over-year since last June, Brazil’s figures are down seven tenths of a percent (0.7%), according to Eucatex CEO and Grandfood president Flavio Maluf. Nearly half of all of Brazil’s exports are related to Agriculture, representing 9.21 billion USD, or 45% of the total piece of the export pie. A large percentage of this 9.21 Billion, about 53% in 2018, is due to exports of soy. Read more about Flavio Maluf at Wikipedia.
Flavio would know, after all, because Brazilian business runs in his family and has for decades. His grandfather once owned the largest sawmill in all of South America starting in 1940. His family made their fortune cutting down Eucalyptus trees to make slabs of furniture; they were in fact the first Home Depot products to be offered as environmentally friendly. Flavio was born into a very wealthy and politically savvy family from the results of their Eucalpytus harvesting. Even though Flavio was born into wealth, it was still his decision to carry on a legacy of entrepreneurialism; he could very well have just succumbed to his family’s position and went along for the ride.
Flavio’s advice to anyone wanting to start their own business and become their own boss is that it’s not as easy as it looks, requires massive amounts of dedication, and that you don’t need a lot of starting seed money in order to start a new venture. There are plenty of venture capitalists who are willing to back solid, creative ideas when they come about.
When looking at the success story of the Fortress Investment Group, Wes Edens is one of the individual who should feature prominently because he has been serving the company with diligence. Wes is renowned by many for working hard from a humble beginning to build a name in the financial world. Today he has major achievements including owning sports teams where he has been helping those who have great talents to showcase their skills. He is a busy man because of his involvement in many business endeavors, but he takes his time to look for those with amazing talents because he wants to uplift the lives of young individuals who work hard. Apart from being involved in sports, he is also involved in the management of Fortress Investment Group. The organization has been delivering excellent services to its customers. He is recognized for taking part in starting the company.
Wes Edens is different from ordinary entrepreneurs. He has acquired a lot of skills and knowledge to run large businesses because he has worked with some of the most coveted institutions in the world. With a Business Administration and Finance degree from the University of Oregon, Wes Edens was ready to build his career. He completed his education from the university in 1984 and soon started working. He got the opportunity to work with Lehman Brothers where he began his career. He worked at the company for several years before he left to work at BlackRock where he was an executive at the company. He worked there as the managing director for several years.
While working at BlackRock, Wes Edens was involved in the investment department. He proved to have the best leadership skills at the company where he led to become one of the best private equity firms. He also worked at Infrastructure Investor LLC where he was the chairman for some years. His next involvement was Fortress Investment Group which came to existence in 1998. Wes Edens was part of the group that founded Fortress Investment Group. The successful business executive met with his friends, and they agreed to start an organization with a common goal. They wanted to offer unique services to their customers. He had worked with Randal Nardone and Rob Kauffman before and knew what they were able to offer.