Already recognized behind the scenes as one of the most powerful people in the music industry, Desiree “Des” Perez is now receiving the recognition she deserves. The Chief Operating Officer of Jay-Z’s Roc Nation conglomerate. She was recently named by Billboard as one of their 2017 Women of the Year, an award that is long overdue for one of the hardest working people in the business. In, 2016 she was also named COO of Roc Nation’s new music streaming service, TIDAL, and immediately made waves in the industry. In January of 2017, Perez negotiated a deal with cellular provider Sprint.The deal gave Sprint a 33% stake in the business for $200 million, after Jay-Z had purchased the business for just $56 million.
The biggest part of the deal is the 45 million cellular customers that TIDAL now has access to, a move that could net the streaming service billions of dollars in the long run. Jay-Z considers her his most trusted employee and for good reason.Des Perez has a long history of running successful entertainment venues in the New York City area. For over 20 years, Des has managed and owned a number of night clubs and music venues for A-list stars. She has been a trusted friend and confidant of rap mogul Jay-Z and he has instilled more and more confidence in her ability. One of the best qualities is Des’ dogged determination and negotiating style.
She is in the room at nearly all of Roc Nation’s deals and the industry giants recognize her negotiation ability.She has negotiated huge deals like Rihanna’s Samsung deal and Beyoncé’s Formation Stadium deal. Roc Nation Sports has used her during negotiations for sports contract. Perhaps the most infamous negotiation the Perez was involved in occurred in 2014. She help secure a $250 million, 10-year contract for 3rd basemen Robinson Cano with Major League Baseball’s Seattle Mariners. At the time it was tied for the largest contract in MLB history. There is little doubt that Des is a force to be reckoned with. She is married to music executive Juan Perez, who is the CEO of Roc Nation.
Hussain Sajwani is the founder of the Dubai based Premier Real Estate Company known as DAMAC properties. Sajwani founded the firm in 2002. The real estate firm is famously known for building extravagant properties and luxury homes that offer unique marketing incentives and are spread throughout the UAE.
Sajwani pursued his studies at the University of Washington where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics and Industrial Engineering. Sajwani being a shrewd businessman and a serial Entrepreneur saw an opportunity in the Dubai real estate market and without hesitation grabbed the opportunity to start what is today the largest real estate development agency in the whole of UAE. Dubai is one of the few countries in the world which allows foreigners to own properties. Sajwani, real estate firm, specializes in the development of residential, commercial and Leisure properties in Dubai and across UAE. The firm boasts of having completed more than 8000 units in Dubai and aims at expanding its operations to other neighboring countries such as Turkey, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia.
Sajwani is an all-round person and was in the past involved in the food business. The United States government in 2002 contracted Husain Sajwani to provide food services to its soldiers during the famous Iraq War. The food business is also part of the real estate business Sajwani runs, and it has been placed under the hospitality division.
Hussain Sajwani besides being a serial entrepreneur is also a philanthropist. Sajwani has been involved in a lot of charitable activities around the Middle East and among his generous contributions is a donation of 2 million dollars which Sajwani donated to AED which was running a cause to help keep children warm.
Hussain Sajwani Family
Hussain Sajwani is a family man and is married to a beautiful wife, and together they were blessed with four children. Just like any parent’s desire and dreams Sajwani hopes to see his children get a good education and become successful people in their future life.
Sajwani is a friendly man and has been able to build relationships with iconic figures in the society. One notable iconic figure that Sajwani has built a friendship with is the current President of the United States, Donald Trump. Their friendship began way back before even Trump became president. President Trump being an Entrepreneur had Business interests in Dubai and Sajwani was his point man.
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Equity Group Holdings Limited (EGHL), happened to be named some time ago Equity Bank Group, is a money related administrations holding organization that is situated in the African Great Lakes area. EGHL’s home office is currently located in Nairobi, Kenya, with backups in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, South Sudan, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
EGHL is known as being an expensive money related administrations combination. Starting on 30 June 2015, it had evaluated resources that were surpassing US$3.855 billion and assessed investors’ value of more than US $624.875 million. EGHL has a client base surpassing 10 million in the six African nations it serves, making it the biggest business depend on the African mainland by client numbers.
In June of 2008, EGHL was voted by Euromoney Awards for Excellence as being the best bank in all of Kenya. EGHL was named as also being the general best bank in Kenya at the Renaissance Capital Bank Awards in August 2008 and was referred to locally as the main stock that returned positive investor esteem amid 2008 at the Nairobi Stock Exchange. EGHL was named as being the Best Performing Company in all of Africa amid the yearly African Investor Index Awards, hung on 21 September 2009, in New York City. EGHL has selective rights to issue American Express Visas over the African mainland outside South Africa.
Glen Wakeman is a man known for his diversity in his skill in the business field. He is a business revolutionary possessing an entrepreneur and mentoring spirit. He is the developer of the M&As guidance company to give guidance to the startup companies. He is also the founder of the Launch Pad LLC in the year 2005. Glen Wakeman is a holder of masters and a bachelor’s degree in economics. He started his career at the GE Capital and the Doral Financial Corp and founded Nova Four. Glen Wakeman currently holds more than just one role in the various companies he works with. He is a president, CEO, business development leader and a member of the board of director.
Glen Wakeman is the originator of the five-step performance methodology used in many disciplines such as human capital, risk management, executive and leadership power in the business world. His successes in both as a writer and an investor work as an inspiration to many others in fiscal economics and administrative strategies. He is moreover a market strategist based on his vast experience in emerging markets, divestitures, and corporate executive. With this kind of competence has made him give such invaluable information to executive groups such as Dreamfunded and Sitter Bees (http://www.glenwakeman.com/glen-wakeman-blogs/).
Glen Wakeman also involves himself in transformative business opportunities. His global affairs leadership is invaluable. His areas of specification that he offers strategic advice include international financing platforms, angel investing and capital raising. His passion is to the growth and development of the market together with innovation necessary to suit it in the ever-changing world. He has lived in six countries and carried out businesses in more than thirty regions and therefore deserves recognition.
In an interview, Glen Wakeman disclosed that the idea to form Launch Pad Holding LLC AROSE WITH THE NEED that many startups were emerging but later failed due to lack of structure. Many people fail to know that plan is completely different from an idea. The company, therefore, had to be created where the startup clients will be able to come up with a plan easily using the software platforms.
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There are many different financial institutions out there if you have a hard time picking the best one that fits there’s an economic needs and financial standings. Luckily for us in most people there is a company known as equity first holdings Limited over so wide open as of different financial problem-solving techniques and solutions for people of different economic backgrounds. The company is not only known for help but they also have the billeted to a wider range of bigger corporations as well.The company has been doing business from us 20 years as open the office all over the world including New York Chicago and in a China. The company is an LLC that partner with his customers for people who are part of the company the company is willing to offer them small loans ever needed to be the company is pretty much a one stop shop for all financial inquiry if your partner.
When entrepreneurs and independent partners gather to attend Market America Events, it’s an opportunity to learn new methods for creating the type of lifestyle they choose. With a magnificent impressive presentation that is filled with inspiration, messages of hope and authentic leadership, the presenters give entrepreneurs and independent partners an opportunity for growth. They receive a great amount of pertinent information for expanding an online retail business.
Market America Events provide the best tools for entrepreneurs and independent partners to achieve success and sustain the level of freedom each person desires. Through the company’s acquisition of Shop.com, which was purchased from Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Market America has become the largest online retailer in the world. At each Market America Event, participants are provided essential business practices that should be used to further their success.
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Entrepreneur Mike Baur is one of the founders of the Swiss Startup Factory. The business is stationed in Munich, Germany.
Mike Baur initially took up the business of banking. He worked in the sector for about 20 years before he met his current business partners and together they decided to venture into entrepreneurship. The created the Swiss Startup Factory a few year ago in 2014. Mike Baur’s business partners are entrepreneurs Oliver Walzer and Max Meister. Together they operate as managing partners of the firm.
Swiss Startup Factory is a large firm that invests in startups. The company also offers resources and training to the companies in order to help them rise and have a foot in the global market. The businesses can take advantage of the renowned Accelerator program offered by the Swiss Startup Factory. During the program, companies get an office in Munich and receive specialized training and coaching by Mike Bour and other experts.
Since Mike Baur transitioned his career into entrepreneurship, his business development has reached new heights. The Swiss startup factory has been working in collaboration with many other companies over the years. In 2015 the company collaborated with CTI Invest, and at the beginning of 2016, Mike Baur was elected deputy managing director of the business. Next, Swiss Startup Factory started working with Goldback group to create the accelerator program which was launched last year in 2016. The business also collaborated with Fintech Fusions at the same time. At the end of 2016, the collaborations and the accomplished results were documented in an article by the Wall Street Journal. Mike Baur was in the spotlight of the publication, and it detailed his career so far and his presonal business accomplishments.
Mike Baur has come a long way since 2014. He is a versed entrepreneur and leadership comes naturally. Interviewers often ask Mike Baur about what it takes to make it in the business world. The pieces of advice that Mike Baur would like to extend to less experienced entrepreneurs is never to stop learning. Entrepreneurship is a lifelong journey of learning new things from those who have come before you but also from those who are new to the business and might have a different outlook on the matter.
Over the course of his career, Mike Baur has noticed that surrounding himself with people that wish to learn and teach at the same time has been highly beneficial to his own development in the sector.
Marc Sparks has recently moved offices to a setting optimized for collaboration and organization. Marc Sparks is an American businessman, venture capitalist, and a very experienced entrepreneur. He currently lives in Dallas and organizes a numerous amounts of portfolio companies. He also is head of Timber Creek Capital.
Mr. Sparks has owned many businesses and is very heavily involved in telecommunication. He has been involved with companies like Splash Media, Blue Jay Wireless and Cardinal Telecom. His work in venture investing and real estate has been highly recognized as well. Mr. Sparks has really taken to his philanthropic efforts; he has been involved with a numerous amounts of extra activities in the community. People around Dallas respect Marc Sparks for everything he has done for them.
When it comes to Marc’s work, he has been very successful in business. He is currently writing a novel to teach people how to be successful in the business career. His novel is called They Can’t Eat You, simply implying that if he can do it then anyone can do it. Mr. Sparks wants to inspire others with how he got to where he is now; stating that he was a C student and he still became a very successful entrepreneur.
One of Pittsburgh’s largest advertising agencies has informed everyone that Marc Sparks has recently launched Marketing Sparks, which is a brand new program to give new entrepreneurs the amazing opportunity to work with the best of the best marketing experts at the front-end of the business development process. Sparks has shown before that he really enjoys giving back to the community and this is another example of what a great guy he is. The main goal of the program is for the new entrepreneurs to use strategic and tactical marketing ideas to maximize their chances of success in the business development world.
The life of Eric Pulier is decorated with one achievement after the other. He is a not only a big-hearted philanthropist but is also an accomplished technologist, columnist and published author. He is a great public speaker and a very successful entrepreneur who has brought together and grown numerous successful startups. In the course of his career, Eric Pulier has successfully actualized many things. He is one of the most brilliant and intriguing tech entrepreneurs alive today.
A Bright Start to a Great Life
Eric Pulier was born and brought up in Teaneck, New Jersey and right from the beginning, he exhibited rare natural intelligence. He engaged himself in computer programming at fourth grade and begun his first company while in High school. It was a database computer company that he begun and he went on to graduate from Harvard University, majoring in English and American literature. His skills as a writer and columnist also started earlier because he was an editor and also wrote a column for The Harvard Crimson. He also enrolled himself in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and graduated as a top 10% in his class, also referred to as magna cum laude, the highest honor awarded in many institutions.
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The Entrepreneurial Life of Eric Pulier
In 1991, Eric moved to Los Angeles and established a company called People Doing Things (PDT). The company was involved in the areas of healthcare, education and other areas specifically through the employment of technology. He also set up an interactive agency known as Digital Evolution in 1988 the company was merged with another company known as US Interactive. He also led the initiative that developed Starbright World, a social network dedicated to children with critical illnesses. Pulier was selected by the Presidential Inaugural Committee to develop and actualize the Presidential Technology Exhibition in Washington D.C. and was a part of Al Gore’s forum on health care and technology. He was also a member of the Clinton Global Initiative. He is known for his leadership in government and enterprise technology and has founded and co-founded a good number of companies with great success.
Eric Pulier and Philanthropic Work
Eric Pulier is also a philanshropist and has made substantial donations to numerous non-profit organizations. He is a member of the board of the X-Prize Foundation. The X-Prize Foundation holds various competitions that provide solutions to the challenges faced by humanity. He is also on the board of The Painted Turtle, which is a camp for kids that hare chronically ill and is involved in numerous other philanthropic organizations and philanthropic efforts.