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Most Influential Business Innovators

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Rated 1 point - posted 12 years ago by redmark in category Business.
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Donald Trump (Real Estate Mogul ) Report Abuse
Innovation: widely regarded as a man who makes the rules
116 points - added 12 years ago by redmark - 1 comment
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smart
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Henry Ford (Ford Motor Company) Report Abuse
Innovation: inventor of the moving assembly line
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Rupert Murdoch (Media Mogul) Report Abuse
Innovation: balanced media and political interests
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Steve Jobs (Apple) Report Abuse
Innovation: responsible for changing the way the world works and plays
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Ingvar Kamprad & Family (IKEA) Report Abuse
Innovation: stylish, original furniture that are easy to take home and put together.
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Sam Walton (Wal-Mart) Report Abuse
Innovation: establishing an innovative and daring approach to business (Wal-Mart)
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Jack Welch (General Electric) Report Abuse
Innovation: streamlining GE and brining the value of GE up from $12 billion to $280 billion, the largest increase for any company under any CEO
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Bill Gates (Microsoft) Report Abuse
Innovation: established the software industry
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Roman Abramovich (oil magnate) Report Abuse
Innovation: impressed the world with daring and surprising business decisions
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Chad Meredith Hurley (YouTube) Report Abuse
Innovation: YouTube - a better way to share home videos. Sold to Google for $1.65 billion.
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Sir Richard Branson (Virgin) Report Abuse
Innovation: maverick business sense and enterprises - all successful
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Ray Kroc (McDonald's) Report Abuse
Innovator: turned a small, family owned drive in into a multi-billion-dollar global franchise.
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Andrew Carnegie (Early Business Genius) Report Abuse
Innovation: developed markets and invested heavily in new technologies,
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Michael Dell (Dell) Report Abuse
Innovation: cutting out the middle man and selling PCs directly to consumers, plus allowing them to custom order machines by phone and mail.
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Jim Buckmaster (Craigslist) Report Abuse
Innovation: Craigslist is the world’s premiere classifieds service
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Arkadi Kuhlmann (ING Direct) Report Abuse
Innovation: a bank without ATM machines or brick-and-mortar branches plus all transactions are carried out electronically, without minimum deposits or customer fees.
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Steve Wynn (The Mirage, Treasure Island, and Bellagio - Las Vegas Hotels) Report Abuse
Innovation: transformed the Las Vegas landscape
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Chris Albrecht (Home Box Office) Report Abuse
Innovation; led HBO in TV programming as the premier channel for original programming
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Sergey Brin and Larry Page (Google) Report Abuse
Innovation: Google (the world's best search engine)
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Everyone uses Google, they have the largest market share. You want to buy an apple product or a Microsoft computer what services do you use to find them?
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Jeff Bezos (Amazon) Report Abuse
Innovation: amazon.com (a pioneering etailer which has also transformed web comerce through exploring and mainstreaming technologies)
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