D. Scott Davis (born 1952 in Medford, Oregon) is an American businessman that is the Chairman of the Board of Directors United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS). He was the company’s chief executive officer until August 30, 2014.
Davis has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Portland State University and is a Certified Public Accountant. After graduating from college in 1974, he first worked for accounting firm Arthur Andersen. A native of Medford, Oregon, Davis joined UPS in 1986 when the company acquired II Morrow, an Oregon technology company.
Davis completed a term as chairman of the board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta in 2009. He is also on the Board of Honeywell International, Inc., and in 2010, joined the President’s Export Council, the principal national advisory committee on international trade
While CEO of UPS in 2008, Davis earned a total compensation of $5,168,664, which included a base salary of $960,000, a cash bonus of $176,944, stocks granted of $3,564,087, options granted of $437,619, and other compensation of $30,014.
Born : 27 January 1962 (age 54)
: Kozhikode, Kerala, India
Residence : Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Nationality : Indian
Education : BSc Visual Communication
Alma mater : Madras College of Arts (1980–1985)
Occupation : Art director
Years active : 1990–present
Known for : Production design
Awards : National Film Awards
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Sabu Cyril is an Indian film art director. He has won National Film Award for Best Art Direction four times and Filmfare Award for Best Art Direction (including south) five times. His work in Enthiran won him international recognition. Over the years, he has emerged to be the most expensive and celebrated art director in the country.
From 1982 to 1988, he was a freelance graphics designer for companies such as Welcomgroup Hotels, the Taj Group of Hotels, and Madura Coats. In 1988, he began his art director career, and has directed more than 480 advertisements, 3 teleserials and 50 feature films in Malayalam, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada and designed several stage shows. In 1996, he directed the stage design for the Miss World beauty pageant. He also worked as one of the 2nd unit directors in the 1990 film Iyer the Great.
He is the eldest son of Helen and Sam Walton, the founder of Walmart, the largest retailer in the world. He became the Board Chairman of the company in 1992 after his father passed away.
Satya Nadella is an Indian engineer who has joined the league of technological wizards like Steve Jobs and Bill Gates by the virtue of his great work and dedication. Nadella’s educational background undoubtedly played a great role in shaping his technical and leadership abilities. After pursuing a degree in ‘Electrical Engineering’ from the reputed ‘Manipal Institute of Technology’ located in India, this tech wizard relocated to the United States. Here, he studied at esteemed institutions like the ‘University of Wisconsin’ and the ‘Booth School of Business’. Nadella’s life changed completely after he joined the IT giant ‘Microsoft’. Slowly but steadily he grabbed bigger opportunities at the enterprise and went on to manage several divisions of the company. One of Satya’s path-breaking accomplishments within the firm was to pave the way for the cloud computing technology, which later went on to become a trendsetter. Nadella even became an important stakeholder in the firm and owned stocks worth millions of dollars and earned a handsome salary, much higher than many engineers of his kind. He became a household name in 2014 after being crowned the ‘CEO’ of ‘Microsoft’. The tech wizard soon became popular amongst sections of the media across the world and is often invited as a guest speaker to many events across the United States.
After completing his education, Nadella joined the well-known firm ‘Sun Microsystems’. He worked in this company for a brief period and then moved to the Silicon-valley giant ‘Microsoft’, in 1992.
Nadella started climbing the corporate ladder steadily while working at ‘Microsoft’. He then went on to make important decisions in the interest of the firm.
He was one of the few employees who suggested the concept of cloud computing to the firm. Eventually the company dedicated lot of its time and resources to the development of this technology. The result was the germination of one of the world’s largest cloud based entities, named ‘Microsoft Azure’.
Satya was later given the responsibility to control the ‘Research & Development’ department, which belonged to the ‘Online Service Division’ and was even appointed as the senior vice-president of the same. He joined this department in 2007 and continued being a part of it for the next four years.
Nadella then moved to the Systems and Tools division of Microsoft and was even appointed its president. The annual turnover of Microsoft contributed by this segment of business alone is said to be around $20 Billion today.
He also guided ‘Microsoft’ to move many of their other projects such as the ‘Microsoft SQL Server’ and a few other tools to ‘Azure’.
Satya’s earnings from ‘Microsoft’ included stakes in stock worth $7.6 Million, as well as an annual salary package of 700,000, as of 2013.
After working in the firm for a period of twenty two years, Nadella was promoted to the designation of the CEO of ‘Microsoft’ in 2014.
She is the owner of Jindal Steel and Power Limited and JSW Steel in India. She served as the Minister of Power in Haryana until 2010. She was also a member of the Haryana Vidhan Sabha, or the Legislative Assembly.
Scott Etzler is President of InterCall. He was named President in 1998. InterCall, a subsidiary of West Corporation, is a conferencing and collaboration service provider. Etzler holds a bachelor of science degree in Business Economics from Indiana University and a master of business administration degree from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
Etzler serves on the Indiana University Kelley School of Business Dean’s Advisory Council Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management Advisory Board, and on the Board of Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago. He is also a member of the Economic Club, Big Shoulders Foundation and the Executives Club of Chicago.
He inherited Dassault Aviation from his father. He is now the Chairman and CEO of the Dassault Group, a company with interests in aerospace engineering, media and software. He is also involved in politics, having once served as the mayor of Corbeil Essones in France.
Sergio P. Ermotti (born 11 May 1960 in Lugano, Switzerland) is a Swiss banker from Lugano, Switzerland. He is Group CEO of UBS since November 2011, having held the position of Group Chief Executive Officer on an interim basis since September 2011. In 2014, following the restructuring process of the UBS AG, he was appointed to the same position of a Group Chief Executive Officer within the new UBS Group AG.
Sergio P. Ermotti was born on May 11, 1960. He left school at age 15, deciding to follow in the footsteps of his father, he began his career as a young apprentice at the Cornèr Bank in Lugano. As an apprentice, Ermotti learned to sell stocks and trade them.
Ermotti holds a Swiss federal banking expert diploma and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at Oxford University.
After his apprenticeship as a stockbroker at the Cornèr Bank, Ermotti was later promoted to trading. Ermotti earned a diploma as a Swiss federal banking certified expert and a degree in the Advanced Management Program at Oxford University.
In 1985, Ermotti moved to Citibank where he traded equity-linked products and later served as its Resident Vice President. He later went on to Merrill Lynch in 1987 and stayed there for 16 years, holding various positions in equity derivatives and capital markets. He was eventually promoted to co-Head of Global Equity Markets and as a member of the Executive Management Committee for Global Markets & Investment Banking at Merrill Lynch, which he served between 2001 and 2003.
He joined UniCredit in December 2005 as Head of Markets & Investment Banking. From 2007 to 2010, he was UniCredit’s Deputy Chief Executive Officer with responsibility for the strategic business area, Corporate and Investment Banking and Private Banking.
Sergio P. Ermotti was appointed Chairman and CEO of UBS’s Europe, Middle East, and Africa group and became a member of the Group Executive Board in April 2011. He was appointed interim Group CEO of UBS beginning in September 24, 2011 before being given this post permanently on November 15, 2011. Because of his new responsibility as CEO, he resigned from his position as president of Darwin Airline in 2011. Sergio Ermotti was a member of the Board at the London Stock Exchange between September 2008 and July 2013. In November of 2014, he became Group Chief Executive Officer for UBS Group AG, and in 2015, the Swiss newspaper “Schweiz am Sonntag” elected him as the most successful manager of a company listed on the Swiss Market Index of the year 2015.
Activities and functions:
Stakeholder in the leisure industry group Tessal
Contributor to the LinkedIn Influencers Program, for which he writes about the global economy
Chairman of the Fondazione Ermotti, Lugano
Board member of the Fondazione Lugano per il Polo Culturale, Lugano
Board member of Global Apprenticeships Network
Board member of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce
Member of the Institut International D’Etudes Bancaires
Member of the Financial Services Forum
Member of the International Business Council at the World Economic Forum
Full Name : Shantanu Narayen
Born : 27th – May – 1963
Zodiac Sign : Gemini
Birth Place : Hyderabad
Country : India
Education : Haas School of Business Berkeley, Osmania University Hyderabad, Bowling Green State University Bowling Green, Hyderabad Public School Telangana, University of California Berkeley
Occupation : CEO, Businessman
Industry : Technology
Adobe is one of those ubiquitous software technologies that are everywhere, running literally everything. From the YouTube videos to the simplest of mobile apps, everything needs a touch of Adobe. The brain behind Adobe, the man who runs the company, Shantanu Narayen is much like Adobe itself. Quiet, intelligent and everywhere. Shantanu isn’t just the CEO of Adobe; he is also the board member of Dell Inc, and the board member of University of California. In 2011, he was even appointed as the member of the management advisory board of the President of the United States, Barrack Obama. He’s everywhere – IT, Internet, Universities and then Politics. If that’s not ubiquitous, then what is?
Narayen was born in Hyderabad, the City of Pearls in India. His father owned a plastics business. He studied in the local Hyderabad Public School and then went on complete his graduation in electronics from the Osmania University. He then immigrated to the United States getting both his Management and Masters in Computer Science from University of Berkeley and Bowling Green University respectively. Up until then, Shantanu Narayen’s life was pretty much like any other Indian immigrant.
Just like most great people who belong to the software or internet field of work, Shantanu Narayen started off his career at the Apple. Post that, after a stint as a director of the Silicon Graphics, he co-founded Pictra Inc., a company that was one of the first internet photo sharing companies of the world. Soon after that, he took up a job as the Vice President in Adobe. It was while trying to sell his Pictra to Adobe that he landed a job. No, he did not succeed in selling the company to Adobe though. While working at Adobe, he quickly climbed the ladder and was made the CEO within a span of just ten years.
Ever since, he has been the heart and soul of Adobe making it spread literally everywhere. Narayen was responsible for landing whole 350 deals for the company. Really big media firms like Viacom, CBS and PBS all play their videos with Adobe flash player today and all this is thanks to Narayen. While Chizen was the CEO, he was still playing a major role in all the deals that the company made and kind of the success that it achieved ‘behind the scenes’ as Chizen would always say.
“If you can connect all the dots between what you see today and where you want to go, then it’s probably not ambitious enough or aspiration enough.” – Shantanu Narayen
Shantanu Narayen promises that Adobe has got a lot more to offer us in the future. There is software that could recognize the dress of the person in the video, their brand and their colour and then software that could recognize speech and turn it into text; are all in the offing from Adobe. And under Narayen, the astute and shrewd businessman and an engineer who knows exactly what is right for the company, surely, it is going to reach great heights.
2010 – International Imaging Industry Association Leadership
He is the emir of Abu Dhabi and the President of the United Arab Emirates. He owns 66 acres of land in Seychelles where he is building a palace. He has contributed generously to Johns Hopkins University and the University of Wales.and has buildings named after him at those institutions.