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Gong Hongjia is an outstanding, Chinese entrepreneur and investor. He is the founder, Vice Chairman and largest shareholder of Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology in China. This firm is the world’s largest supplier of video surveillance products. The firm provides equipments such as cameras, video recorders and others. Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology has over 15,000 employees. Early Life and Education Gong Hongjia was born in Zhejiang, a province in eastern China, in 1965. During his school days, he preferred to literature...

Daniel Och is a well-known American investor, hedge fund manager, and philanthropist. He is the Chairman and CEO of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group. This is a global hedge fund or alternative asset management firm.   Daniel donated $15 million to Solomon Schechter Day School of Essex and Union in December 2010. Also, this school was renamed to Golda Och Academy, in honour of his mother. Personal Life of Daniel: Daniel Och was born in 1961 in Maplewood, New Jersey. He attended Solomon Schechter Day School of Essex and Union in...

Andrew “Drew” Houston is an American Founder and Entrepreneur.   Drew Houston and his MIT classmate, Arash Ferdowsi founded Dropbox, online sharing tool. Their popular file-sharing tool hit 100 million users in late 2012. Personal Life of Andrew Houston: Andrew “Drew” Houston was born on 4th March 1983 in Acton, Massachusetts, USA. Drew started reading at 18 months. At 2½ years, Drew began playing games on IBM PC at home. By 8 years, he used bulletin board systems and learned how to make games, work on reverse-engineer....

Katarina Martinson and her sister Louise Lindh each own 14% stake in their family’s investment outfit, L. E. Lundbergforetagen AB. This Company is into property management, various investments including pulp and paper Company. Both the sisters have Board seats along with their father, Fredrik Lundberg who is the Chairman. This Company was founded in 1944 by Lars, Fredrik’s father, as a construction outfit. Personal Life of Katarina: Katarina Martinson was born in 1981 in Stockholm, Sweden. Her father is Fredrik Lundberg,...

Kevin Systrom was born on 30th December 1983 at Holliston, Massachusetts. He is one of the co-founders behind the mobile app known as Instagram. Kevin is a renowned Entrepreneur, programmer and code developer. He went to Middlesex School, Concord for his schooling and there he first came to knew about computer programming. His interest for programming grew older and when he started to play DOOM 2. To prank on his friends he invented a messenger account that looks like an account has been hacked. In 2006 he got his bachelor’s degree...

Ronda Stryker was born in 1954 and she spends her childhood in Kalamazoo near Westnedge Hills. She completed her graduation from Norrix and attended college at Northern Colorado University where she received certification in teaching. After the death of her parents, she moved to live with her grandfather Homer Stryker when she was only 22 with Patricia and Jon. In the starting of her career, she joined South Junior High School and started teaching there. She moved to Northeastern Elementary School, Kalamazoo in 1977 to started to teach...

Phillip Frost is a Jewish from birth born in Southern Philadelphia in 1936. He is one of those Billionaire entrepreneurs who were having nothing since the beginning. Everything that Phillip is having now is built from a scratch. His main work was to develop various companies dealing in Pharmaceutical and selling them at a higher price. All the pharmaceutical companies that were being sold were all having developed procedures to deal with a modern medical era. Public Life: He is currently holding the position of CEO in Opko Health Pharmaceutical...

Early Life: Druckenmiller’s full name is Stanley Freeman Druckenmiller. He was born on 14th June 1953 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Druckenmiller studied at Collegiate School, Richmond, Virginia. In 1975, he earned his BA degree in English and Economics from Bowdoin College. While studying, he got the Alma mater. Druckenmiller left three-year PhD program in Economics at the University of Michigan. He joined as an oil analyst for Pittsburgh National Bank. Family of Stanley: Father: Stanley Thomas Druckenmiller Thomas was a chemical...

Sheldon Snow is a real estate developer in New York, USA. He is also the CEO of Solow Reality and Development as well as Solow Management, which is an affiliated company of the former. He is the son of a bricklayer who immigrated from Russia and a homemaker from Brooklyn. He was born in 1928 in Brooklyn and raised by a Jewish family. Early Life: After dropping out of college, he started his real estate business. In1962, he demolished and re-developed a rental building by investing $4 million in it. IN 2013, his property had assets that...

Harry Oscar Triguboff was born on 3rd March 1933 in Dalian, Chuna. He is an Australian property developer living in Sydney and is one of Australia’s richest people. He is also known as High-rise Harry and is the founder and managing director of Meriton. He was the Wealthiest person in Australia in the year 2016. He is famous for his huge collection of cars. Parents: Harry Oscar Triguboff’s parents were Russian-Jews. His father was a builder. Wife and Children: Harry Oscar Triguboff has been married twice. He has two daughters from...

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