People around the world are gifted with exceptional talent that they tend to develop over time or due to hard work. Also, there are individuals who inherit wealth and power from their families and they intend to pass on the mantle to their future generations. We read about such individuals and watch them on the news giving out words of wisdom that inspire legions of their followers. They lead their organizations and make successful examples for us to follow. Let’s have a look at some of these individuals who are considered as the best CEOs in the world:
CEO of: JPMorgan Chase
Dimon was born in New York City and was one of the three kids of Greek Immigrants and started off education at The Browning School. He graduated from the Tufts University as a Psychology and Economics major and worked at Shearson during his summer break. While studying at Harvard, he worked at Goldman Sachs and earned his MBA. When he was appointed as CEO of J.P. Morgan and became a Class A board member of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Dimon took JP Morgan to new heights and made it one of the leading banks in market capitalization value, domestic assets under management and publicly traded stock value and has been seeing success ever since along with some controversies as well.
CEO of: Microsoft
Satya Nadella who is the man behind Microsoft today started his career as a technology staffer for Sun Microsystems before he joined Microsoft in the year 1992. Since day one as the CEO of the company, he led many major projects that included the company’s move towards cloud computing and the creation of one of the largest infrastructure in the world. He also worked for Online Division as a senior vice-president of R&D and the Vice-president of Microsoft Business Division. Nadella’s leadership resulted in a 27 percent growth rate almost every year. In the year 2018, he was one of the Time 100 honorees and he was named as Financial Times Person of the Year and one of the Fortune magazine Businessperson of the Year in the year 2019. He was the Global Indian Business Icon at CNBC-TV18’s in the year 2020.
CEO of: Apple
Tim Cook is an American business executive, industrial engineer and a philanthropist. He previously served as COO of Apple with Steve Jobs. He became the VP of Apple’s worldwide operations and served as executive vice president for worldwide sales and operations. After the demise of Steve Jobs, he advocated for the political reformation of international and domestic surveillance, American manufacturing, environmental preservation and cybersecurity. By the year 2020, Cook successfully doubled the revenue and profit which increased its market value. He was awarded as the Financial Times Person of the Year for the year 2014, the Ripple of Change Award of the year 2015, the Fortune Magazine’s: World’s Greatest Leader of the year 2015, Alabama Academy of Honor: Inductee and Human Rights Campaign’s Visibility Award, Honorary Doctor of Science from the University of Glasgow in Glasgow, Scotland in the year 2017 and the Courage Against Hate award from Anti-Defamation League of the year 2018.
These exceptional individuals earned their place as CEOs with relentless struggle and some good fortune that led to their success in the world today. If you want to study some of their traits and habits, you can have a look at people like Bob Chapek (Walt Disney Company), Warren Buffet (Berkshire Hathaway), Jeff Bezos (Amazon), Larry J. Merlo (CVS Health), David M. Solomon (Goldman Sachs), Sundar Pichai (Alphabet), Phebe Novakovic (General Dynamics) and many others. You can also have a look at many programs that air on channels offered by Cox cable packages and get an affordable way of getting entertained and educated.
I have noticed that these exceptional people live a very healthy and systematic life where they tend to devote time to their work and family and for themselves as well.