Business Executives

Sam Walton

Samuel M. Walton (1918-1992) was born in Kingfisher, Oklahoma. He was the founder of the retail giant Walmart, a company he started with a single store. It would eventually become the world’s largest corporation. Sam Walton was motivated businessman who went against convention, proving that large discount stores could survive…

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Tim Cook, CEO of Apple

Tim Cook is the CEO of Apple and serves on the companies board of directors. Before being named CEO in 2011, Tim was Apple’s chief operating officer. His responsibilities including managing all of the company’s worldwide sales and operations, including the end-to-end management of Apple’s supply chain, sales activities, and…

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John Dooer

L. John Doerr (born 6/29/1951) is an American investor and venture capitalist at Kleiner Perkins in Menlo Park, California. He is one of five siblings from St Louis. John graduated from Chaminade College Preparatory School before earning a BS and MEE Degree from Rice University. He has also finished his…

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