Dominic Barton
Dominic Barton

Dominic Barton (born 1962) is a Canadian management consultant. He has been managing director of McKinsey & Co since 2009.

Early life:

Dominic Barton was born in 1962 in Kampala, Uganda, where his father taught at a theology college and his mother was a nurse. He graduated from the University of British Columbia with a BA Honours in Economics and pursued an MPhil in Economics as a Rhodes Scholar at Brasenose College, Oxford University.


Barton was one of six students from a high school class of 200, in Sardis, British Columbia, to attend college. After studying Economics at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, he won a Rhodes Scholarship to attend Oxford University. He began his career as a currency analyst at Rothschild.

He joined McKinsey’s Toronto office in 1986 and had a difficult time making partner, saying “It took me three times before I was elected a partner….I was working hard and I was rejected….it was a bit of a slap in the head.” From then on, he said, “my bar will be higher than McKinsey’s.”

In the late 90s he made the counterintuitive career move of relocating to Korea to develop McKinsey’s practice in the region. Barton enjoyed close relationships with the president and government of South Korea. He subsequently parlayed those relationships into a role running McKinsey in Korea from 2000–2004 and then McKinsey in Asia from 2004-2009. Barton’s experience in Asia ultimately made him a strong candidate in the firm election as global managing director.

In 2010, Barton was made an honorary fellow of Brasenose College, Oxford. He is also on the board of the University of Oxford Said Business School. Some of his contemporaries from Oxford include: William O’Chee, David Cameron, Andrew Feldman and Guy Spier.

He is the author of China Vignettes: An Inside Look at China, a trustee of the Rhodes Trust and the Brookings Institution, and Chairman of the International Advisory Committee to the President of South Korea on National Future and Vision. He is a Commissioner for the Global Commission on Internet Governance. He is a member of the International Advisory Board at the Blavatnik School of Government (University of Oxford) and of the Board of Trustees of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Technology from the British Columbia Institute of Technology on the 24th of June 2016.

Donald Bren
Donald Bren

He is the Chairman of the Irvine Group. He is also considered as one of the wealthiest real estate developers in the United States. He is also an active supporter of charitable organizations, donating more than $1 billion to different foundations.

Donald Graham
Donald Graham

Donald Edward Graham (born April 22, 1945) is Chairman of Graham Holdings Company. He is also the lead independent director of Facebook’s board of directors.

Early life:

Donald Edward Graham was born on April 22, 1945. His parents were Katharine Graham (née Meyer), later a publisher of The Washington Post, and her husband, Philip Graham. His maternal grandmother, Agnes Meyer, was a German Lutheran. His maternal grandfather, Eugene Meyer, was German Jewish and descended from a rabbinical family in Strasbourg. He bought the bankrupt Post shortly after stepping down as Chairman of the Federal Reserve in mid-1933. His mother was baptized as a Lutheran but attended an Episcopal church.

Graham graduated from St. Albans School and then attended Harvard College. In 1965, he was elected president of The Harvard Crimson, the college’s breakfast daily. After graduation in 1966, he volunteered for military service and served in Vietnam from 1967 to 1968. There “he worked as an information specialist with the 1st Cavalry Division in Vietnam from 1967 to 1968.” From January 1969 to June 1970, Graham joined the Washington Metropolitan Police Department as a

patrolman and was sent to the Ninth Precinct in Northeast Washington. Graham excelled as a patrolman, despite the harsh conditions of the Ninth Precinct.

Personal life:

In 1967, Graham married Mary Wissler. Wissler earned a law degree from Georgetown University and a bachelor’s from Harvard-Radcliffe, where she met Graham. She is a research fellow at the Kennedy School’s Taubman Center at Harvard focusing on such issues as health and safety regulations. In 2007, they announced that they were separating. The Grahams have four grown children, including:

Laura Graham O’Shaughnessy is the Chief Executive Officer at Socialcode.
Will Graham is the executive producer of The Onion News Network.
Molly Graham is an executive with Quip.

On June 30, 2012, he married Amanda Bennett, a senior editor at Bloomberg News, a former editor of The Philadelphia Inquirer, and a colleague from the Pulitzer Prize Board.

Doug McMillon
Doug McMillon

Full Name       :          Carl Douglas McMillon

Born                :          12th – Oct – 1966

Height             :          176 CMS ( 5 Feet 9 Inches )

Birth Place      :          Memphis Tennessee

Country           :          USA

Education       :          University of Arkansas Fayetteville, University of Tulsa Oklahoma

Occupation     :          CEO

Industry          :          Business, Food & Beverage, Fashion & Retail

Networth        :          $26 Million

Some people reach great heights in their career in a short period of time. When a person sets out thinking that there is nothing such as impossible, they tend to achieve great heights.  One such success thinking personality is C. Douglas McMillon, CEO of Walmart. He is called Doug by many of his employees and people who know him.
Doug was born in 1966 in Memphis Tennessee to Morris and Laura McMillon. Today he is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Walmart Stores Inc. He achieved this status and success in his career in a span of 5 decades. The journey was not simple and required a lot of hard work and focus into what he was doing.
Doug began his career with Walmart as an associate in one of the distribution centers. He was still pursuing his studies for an MBA degree from University of Tulsa in 1991. He started working so that he could pay his college tuitions.

However, he had an inbuilt business acumen that came in use for the merchandising department of Walmart. Soon, Doug was handling several responsibilities in Sam’s Club and other departments of Walmart.  He had gained tremendous experience in apparel, food and other merchandise of the super store. With his expertise of 22 years and the experience he gathered in the industry, it was more than sufficient for him to progress and lead the giant super mart as the CEO.
Doug never set out on the career path thinking that he would one day lead a huge chain of supermarket which has centers across the world.  He started small, but he invested his education and expertise in building the name of the company further. Doug is also known to have solely promoted the sales of the company to over $46 Billion.

” In the world there is a debate over inequity, and sometimes we get caught up in that.” – Carl Douglas McMillon

Today, when someone asks him about the secret of his success, Doug says that he is a merchant deep down his heart and that makes him understand the customers and their needs. Even now, he  involves himself in micromanaging the merchandising needs of the company whenever he finds time.
As a person Doug is not very vocal about his personal life and only wants to bring to light his achievements. He is married to Shelley and has two sons, Blake and Spencer. Doug has not let his success rule his life. Instead he has shared a lot of his knowledge by delivering speeches at many business meetings to promote young entrepreneurship.

Here is a Brief Summary of his Saga with Walmart

1984: Summer associate at Walmart Distribution Center

2009: President and CEO of Sam’s Club

2013: President and CEO of Walmart

Doug Parker
Doug Parker

William Douglas “‘Doug” Parker is an American businessman who is the current Chairman and CEO of American Airlines Group, Inc., the parent company of American Airlines.

Early life and education:

Parker grew up in Michigan and received a BA in Economics from Albion College (1984). He then received an MBA from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University (1986), where American Airlines offered him a job after a campus interview.

Early career:

Parker was a financial analyst at American Airlines from 1986 to 1991, where he was a member of then CEO Robert Crandall’s, “Brat Pack”, alongside Thomas W. Horton (former CEO President and Chairman of American), C. David Cush (CEO of Virgin America) and Ben Baldanza (former CEO of Spirit Airlines).

Parker joined Northwest Airlines in 1991 and was tasked to help create a team that would systematically figure out where the airline was making and losing money. Tracking profits flight-by-flight in such detail at that level was a first for Northwest.

Parker became Chief Financial Officer of America West Airlines in 1995 after returning to USA, and because then-CEO Bill Franke wanted to train him to be a CEO, Parker moved around between finance, sales and operations. Parker was named Chairman and CEO in September 2001, 10 days before the 11 September terrorist attacks. Under Parker, America West was the first of several airlines to win post-9/11 federal loan guarantees, saving the airline from a second bankruptcy.

US Airways career:

America West and US Airways merged in 2005, with Parker continuing as CEO of the combined company. US Airways made an unsuccessful bid to merge with Delta Air Lines as it was in bankruptcy protection in 2006, faltering as Delta rallied workers and creditors against the hostile bid. Creditors rejected the bid in early 2007. US Airways also attempted a merger with United Airlines in 2008 and in 2010, but United ultimately merged with Continental Airlines.
American Airlines career
In 2012, US Airways launched an effort to merge with American Airlines, while American’s parent company, AMR Corporation, was in bankruptcy protection. US Airways took the unprecedented step of securing tentative contracts with American’s labor groups, while AMR was still pushing to exit bankruptcy. That deal closed on 9 December 2013, and Parker was named CEO of the combined company, which became the world’s largest airline.

Personal life:

Parker lives in Dallas, Texas with his wife, Gwen Parker, and three children. In 2007, Doug Parker pleaded guilty to his third DUI and was sentenced to 1 day in jail. After his conviction, shareholders questioned if the company should have disclosed Parker’s two previous DUI arrests.

Awards and appearances:

2015 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Southwest region.
Commencement address at Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management, 10 May 2013

Douglas R. Oberhelman
Douglas R. Oberhelman

Douglas R. Oberhelman (born February 25, 1953) is an American businessman. He is the CEO of Caterpillar Inc. in Peoria, Illinois.

Early life:

Oberhelman was raised in Woodstock, Illinois, where his father was a John Deere salesman. Oberhelman attended Millikin University, where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 1975.


Oberhelman joined Caterpillar shortly after his college graduation in 1975. He became a Caterpillar Vice President in 1995, serving as Chief Financial Officer from 1995 to 1998. He succeeded Jim Owens as CEO on July 1, 2010 and as Chairman of the Board on November 1, 2010.

He sat on the board of Ameren until April 27, 2010. He served as Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee of The Business Council in 2013 and 2014.

In September 2009, he was elected to the Board of Directors of World Resources Institute.

Personal life:

His wife, Diane Oberhelman, is chairwoman of Cullinan Properties Ltd.

In 2011 Oberhelman earned a salary of $16.9 million, a sixty percent increase from his earnings the previous year.

Dan Cathy
Dan Cathy

Daniel Truett Cathy was born into the world in 1st March, 1953 in Jonesboro, Georgia as the primary offspring of Jeanette (McNeil) and S. Truett Cathy. He is an American finance manager. He is director, president, and CEO of inexpensive food chain Chick-fil-A, which was established and extended by his dad, S. Truett Cathy. He has a total assets of $7.1 billion as of November 2020.

Cathy said in July 2012 that he goes against same-sex marriage and supports moderate Christian causes. Duty records acquired in 2011 showed that Chick-fil-An’s administrators, the WinShape Foundation, and the Cathy family burned through huge number of dollars to crush same-sex marriage drives and to give change treatment. In March 2014, he told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that it’s anything but a “botch” for the WinShape Foundation to “support political or social plans” in the period before 2012, when this was accounted for and a public discussion broke out during a period of discussion about same-sex relationships. Regardless of this assertion, Cathy keeps on adding to crusades zeroed in on his philosophical political plan. Cathy father had as of late began a café known as the Dwarf House. Cathy has a more youthful sibling, Bubba Cathy and sister Trudy. Also their family encouraged various kids throughout the long term. He started doing radio advertisements for his dad’s unique Dwarf House eatery in Hapeville, Georgia in the last part of the 1960s, while he was going to neighborhood schools. At that point, his dad was building up extra cafés around Atlanta and Georgia as he made the establishment chain known as Chick-fil-A. Cathy acquired a four year certification in business organization from Georgia Southern University in 1975. After graduation, he started working all day for his dad’s organization, which had effectively been set up as an establishment chain. Cathy is hitched, with two youngsters. He and his family live in Atlanta, Georgia.

Cathy began as head of activities, ultimately being elevated in 2013 to president and CEO. Cathy invests a lot of his energy visiting the chain’s 2,000 eateries. Cathy holds privileged doctorates from the University of West Georgia, Anderson College, Carver Bible College, and Pepperdine University. His family runs the WinShape Foundation, a non-benefit which upholds a gathering of Southern Baptist services.

Dan Schulman
Dan Schulman

Daniel H. Schulman was born in 19th January, 1958 in Newark, New Jersey, and grew up in Princeton, New Jersey. He is an American business leader. He is president and Chief executive officer (CEO) of PayPal, once in the past filling in as gathering leader of big business development at American Express. Schulman was responsible for American Express’ worldwide procedure to extend elective versatile and online instalment administrations, structure new associations, and fabricate income streams past the conventional card and travel businesses. Earlier, he filled in as leader of Sprint’s prepaid gathering and the establishing CEO of Virgin Mobile.

At the point when he was CEO of Virgin Mobile, Schulman drove an organization with Stand Up For Kids, a charitable that conveys endurance packs and a hotline number to destitute youth. To get a more genuine feeling of what destitute children experience, Schulman once went through 24 hours in the city of New York City, bristly, enclosed by a cover, and without cash, a watch, or a wireless. His mom, S. Ruth Schulman, was partner dignitary of Rutgers’ Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) from 1974 to 1999. His dad, Mel Schulman, was a substance chemical engineer. Schulman has practiced Krav Maga since his youngsters has expressed that he follows a similar way of thinking in business. He said in a meeting, “there’s a way of thinking in combative techniques which is, ‘Never stop.’ Standing actually is requesting to be hit. You generally must face a few challenges going ahead. You can’t tolerate stilling”. He has been an occupant of Warren Township, New Jersey.

Schulman started his business profession at AT&T, working over 18 years there and turning into the most youthful individual from the organization’s senior chief team. Schulman began at a section level record the board position; when he left AT&T, he was leader of the $22 billion customer significant distance business, overseeing 40,000 employees.  He then, at that point became president and COO, and afterward CEO of Priceline.com. During his two years there, Priceline’s yearly incomes developed from a detailed $20 million to about $1 billion. Schulman recently filled in as Non-Executive Chairman of NortonLifeLock (once Symantec Corporation). In September 2018, he was chosen as an individual from the Verizon Board of Directors. Schulman additionally served on the warning panel of Greycroft Partners, a private value organization zeroed in on beginning phase new media and innovation organizations. On 30th September, 2014, it was reported that Schulman would become CEO of PayPal, which would proceed as a different legitimate substance, split from eBay in 2015. His residency was additionally set apart by the $2.2 billion obtaining of European installment supplier iZettle, PayPal’s second biggest buy to date. He has expressed that his objectives at PayPal incorporate giving monetary instruments to the 70 million Americans underserved by the U.S. monetary framework.  PayPal had its most grounded strong financial results ever in the primary quarter of 2021. Schulman has reported designs to expand on PayPal’s effective quarter with a PayPal “Digital wallet”.

Dara Khosrowshahi
Dara Khosrowshahi

Dara Khosrowshahi was born into the world in 28th May, 1969 Iran into a rich family and grow up childhood in a mansion on the family compound. is an Iranian-American financial specialist and the CEO of Uber. Khosrowshahi was previously CEO of Expedia Group, an organization that owns a few travel fare aggregators. He is additionally an member from the directors     of BET.com, and Hotels.com, and recently served on the leading group of The New York Times Company.

He is the most youthful of the three children of Lili and Asghar Khosrowshahi, has two youngsters from his first marriage; a girl, Chloe and a boy, Alex.  On 12th December, 2012, Khosrowshahi wedded Sydney Shapiro, a previous preschool instructor and entertainer. He commended his wife for wearing a Slayer T-shirt to the wedding, which was held in Las Vegas. The couple has twin children, Hayes Epic and Hugo Gubrit. His uncle, Hassan Khosrowshahi, additionally escaped Iran because of the Iranian Revolution and is currently a billionaire person.

In 1978, just before the Iranian Revolution, his family was focused on for its riches and his mom chose to abandon everything and escape the country. Their organization was later nationalized. In 1991, Khosrowshahi joined Allen and Company, a investment bank, as an analyst. In 1998, he left Allen and Company to work for one of his previous customers at the bank, Barry Diller, first at Diller’s USA Networks, where he held on the positions of senior VP for vital arranging and afterward president, and later as CFO of IAC, another organization constrained by Diller.

Dave Calhoun
Dave Calhoun

David L. Calhoun (conceived April 18, 1957 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He experienced childhood in Allentown, Pennsylvania, where he moved on from Parkland High School in 1975. is an American money manager, and president and CEO of The Boeing Company since January 2020. He was formerly Boeing’s chairman. He was designated after the then CEO, Dennis Muilenburg, ventured down in the midst of security issues in regards to the 737 MAX after two lethal accidents that killed 346 travelers and group ready.

He was in secondary school, Calhoun was one of three commanders of the varsity ball group and he played golf. In 1979, he moved on from Virginia Tech with a degree in bookkeeping. In 2018, Calhoun gave $20 million to Virginia Tech.

After Calhoun moved on from school, he acquired work at General Electric (GE). He chose to work for GE around then, because of its nearness to where he lived in Lehigh Valley.[citation needed] He worked at GE for a very long time, supervising transportation, airplane motors, reinsurance, lighting and other GE units, before eventually being named as bad habit administrator of the organization and an individual from GE’s Board of Directors in 2005.

Calhoun left GE to join secretly held worldwide data benefits firm VNU as CEO in 2006. Under his initiative the organization rebranded itself as Nielsen Holdings, gotten back to the public business sectors in 2011, and was added to the S&P 500 Index in 2013.[citation needed] In 2014, Calhoun became chief executive of Nielsen, and furthermore joined The Blackstone Group as a senior overseeing chief and head of portfolio tasks and an individual from Blackstone’s administration board of trustees. Blackstone had been one of six private value firms that supported Nielsen’s transformation.[citation needed] During his profession, Calhoun was on the governing body of Caterpillar, Gates Corporation, and Medtronic.

Since 2009, Calhoun has filled in as a chief at Boeing, and was named lead free chief in 2018. In October 2019, he was named executive of Boeing in the wake of the Boeing 737 MAX groundings, and on December 23, 2019, he ventured down as director in anticipation of turning into Boeing’s CEO and president, powerful January 13, 2020. In 2020, Boeing had a truly downright terrible, as the organization announced a $12 billion misfortune and laid off 30,000 specialists. Simultaneously, Calhoun procured $21.1 million in remuneration.