Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu

Founder and managing director of soleRebels, Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu is an entrepreneur and innovator, revolutionising the way b...

Jørgen Vig Knudstorp

Joining Lego in 2001, former McKinsey consultant Jørgen Vig Knudstorp was named CEO in 2004 taking the helm from Kjeld Ki...

Sunil Mittal

Best known by the company’s telephone brand Airtel, Mittal founded Bharti in 1976 since when it has grown from being a manufactu...

Sir Martin Sorrell

Sorrell privately invested in Wire and Plastic Products (WPP) in 1985, a British wire shopping cart maker, joining the company a...

Carlos Moncayo

"I did not know anyone in China, nor did I know a single word of Mandarin. I had $400 in my pocket and tons of energy and big dr...

Martin Varsavsky

Argentine/Spanish entrepreneur Martin Varsavsky is founder of seven companies in the past 20 years. By the time Martin establish...

Dare Jenning

"There are two kinds of businesses: those that compete on price; and those that compete on ideas-then you can name your own pric...

Ajay Piramal

Ajay Piramal leads the Piramal Group, one of the most respected diversified conglomerates with a presence across 100 countries. ...

Ines Kolmsee

Ines Kolmsee is the only female CEO of a publicly listed company in Germany. She is head of specialist chemical company Stahl Me...

Frederico Curado

Frederico Curado has been CEO and President of Embraer-Empresa Brasileira De Aeronáutica S.A. since 2007. Joining Embraer in 198...

David Neeleman

Founder of American low-cost airline Jet Blue, David Neeleman founded Azul in Brazil in 2008 to rival the likes of Tam Airways. ...

Kathleen Taylor

Kathleen Taylor is only the second CEO of the Four Seasons Group, which was founded in 1961 by Isadore Sharp. Made co-president ...

Vineet Nayar

"I am an entrepreneur at heart. Having spent the first seven years of my career at HCL, I then set up HCL Comnet. It was here th...

Carlos Ghosn

Brazilian-born to Lebanese-originated parents, Ghosn is the quintessential international businessman, fluent in French, Arabic, ...

Nick Wheeler

In 1986, Nick Wheeler founded the shirt company, Charles Tyrwhitt, as a mail order service whilst still at university. Finding t...

Yogesh Mehta

Yogesh Mehta founded Petrochem in 1995, a chemical distribution company based in Dubai. Born in India, Mehta has always wanted t...