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The Success of Peter Briger at Fortress Investment Group

The Success of Peter Briger at Fortress Investment Group

Peter Briger, officially known as Peter Lionel Briger, is the President and the Co-Chairman of Fortress Investment Group. Also, he is the Board of Directors Chairman and the Head of Real Estate department of the company. Since he graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, Peter Briger has worked in several investment and real estate companies where he has gained several experiences influencing his current successful and innovative leadership potential at Fortress Investment Group.

His successful leadership at Fortress Investment Group

At present, the renowned leader is the Principal and the Co-chair of Fortress Investment Group. Peter Briger established and runs the Credit section of the business. Together with a team of over 300 employees, he has made several successful ventures including credit investments, undervalued assets, and distress assets. Peter has helped the company rise greatly since it was established which has enabled him to build his reputation. He was recently featured in the Forbes magazine as one of the top 400 successful and competent business professionals. The success is attributed to the fact that Peter Briger has a positive attitude and is always committed to achieving the best. In 2007, he was listed as one of the billionaires when Fortress Investment Group went public thereby boosting its net worth and shares.

His Philanthropic Commitments

Peter has associated himself with several community services. Perhaps the most recognized is the Tipping Point Foundation where he is currently serving as the Director. The foundation aims at helping families from low-income areas majorly in San Francisco to upgrade their living standards. Additionally, he is a member of the Board of Directors of Caliber Schools which a network of schools meant to educate students who have the goal of getting 4-years college education. In 2018 March, he joined the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) where he can engage in the research and development of the organization’s intellectual visions and goals. Other organizations that Peter has supported include the Global Fund for Children Foundation, the Central Park Conservatory in New York, and the Hospital for Special Surgery. How Wall Street got into the wild business of Bitcoin

 

 

Eric Lefkofsky: Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Author And Educator

Entrepreneur Eric Lefkofsky has been creating businesses since he was an undergraduate at the University of Michigan. His first company was a carpet business. After graduating from law school at the University of Michigan he purchased an apparel company with his college chum Brad Keywell. He then went on to co-found a series of other wildly successful companies in a wide range of industries. They include LightBank, a venture fund company, the predictive analytics platform Uptake Technologies, Echo Global Logistics and InnerWorkings, a company which provides promotional and managed print solutions.

 

Two of the best known companies he helped to create are Groupon, the global e-commerce marketplace and the technology firm Tempus. Tempus created an operating system that is used to battle cancer. Lefkofsky also co-founded Mediaocean, a company that a leader in providing integrated media procurement technology. Many of his companies are publicly traded. But Eric Lefkofsky is focused on more than just making money. He also founded the Lefkofsky Family Foundation in 2006. The private charitable foundation funds programs worldwide to help the needy through high-impact initiatives.  Based on forbes.com.

 

Lefkofsky also gives generously of his time to help many organizations. He’s a Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago trustee as well as a member of the board of the Museum of Science and Industry, the Art Institute of Chicago, World Business Chicago and Steppenwolf Theatre, a Chicago art institution. He also joined The Giving Pledge, an organization through which some of the world’s wealthiest individuals give their wealth to charity at or before their death. Lefkofsky has also been teaching classes in business and entrepreneurship at a number of universities in the Chicago area. They include DePaul University, Northwestern University and University of Chicago.  See also his facebook.com page.

 

Accelerated Disruption is a book on how technology impacts business that Eric Lefkofsky wrote. It was recently published by Easton Studio Press. Lefkofsky continues to share his time, talent and resources with a wide variety of public and private organizations. In May 2008,  Eric Lefkofsky became involved in Chicago 2016, an organization that was working to help enable Chicago win its bid to host the 2016 Summer Olympics.

Check this related link  http://www.builtinchicago.org/2016/09/29/tech-roundup

 

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From Food Business To Real Estate – A Story Of Sheer Determination

Hussain Ali Habib Sajwan is the founder, chairman and CEO of DAMAC Properties. He was born in 1954 into a middle-class family of Dubai. He earned his Bachelors of Economics from the University of Washington. He first served as contract manager at Abu Dhabi Gas Industries (GASCO) after his graduation. He has also served as a member of several boards including Al Ahlia Insurance in Bahrain, Majan University College in Muscat Oman and Emirates Takaful Company.

 

In 1982, he established his own catering business that was contracted by the USA Army, but due to his ambitions, he slowly expanded into real estate, insurance, investments, logistics and commercial trading. Hussain once said that you could only make millions in the catering business but not billions. Hussain is married and has for children. His parents were entrepreneurs. His father used to own a watch and pen store and had an interest in several real estate projects while his mother used to hawk fabric to local ladies. These skills exposed Hussain to a lot of ups and downs in a business. Due to his vigorousness, his net worth is estimated to be $ 3.7 Billion. According to Forbes list, he is the 3rd richest man in the United Arab Emirates and ranked #527 in the world. In 2002 he amalgamated all his ventures to DAMAC Properties Dubai Co.

 

DAMAC Properties Dubai Co. is headquartered in Dubai. DAMAC is a publicly listed company with its shares traded on the Dubai Financial Market. It operates in over 20 countries in the field of property development from residential, leisure and commercial properties with a workforce of over 2000 employees. Some of DAMAC properties include Ocean Heights in Dubai, Park Towers in Dubai International Financial Centre and currently developing AKOYA Oxygen.

 

Hussain Sajwani and Donald Trump (POTUS) are close allies regarding business and personal friends. Hussain was recently invited to the president-elect inauguration party. DAMAC was mainly involved in the development of Trump Estates in Dubai and currently developing Trump International Golf Club in AKOYA Oxygen.

 

Hussain is a renowned philanthropist. In September 2015 he donated $ 272,000 to “YEMEN WE CARE” initiative to fund relief food for 10 million Yemenis. He donated one million AED to the UAE compassion campaign amid at supporting refugees in Lebanon and Jordan affected by snowstorm Huda.

 

 

 

How Davos REG Is Using Technology To Better Their Service

The Davos Real Estate Group recently released a mobile application that gives investors access to information on real estate properties that they wish to purchase. Clients of Davos REG can search for a property using the app. The app gives them more data about that particular project. This data includes the return on capital that one might expect from a certain real estate property. The tool allows clients to make informed decisions concerning investments promptly. The app was developed in conjunction with Tecknolution and is in line with Davos REG’s mission to provide holistic services. The announcement was made by David Osio who was accompanied by the directors of Davos Real Estate Group.

Osio studied at the Catholic University Andre Bello that is recognized as one of the best universities in Venezuela. Osio graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Law from the University. He also attended IESA where he earned a specialized degree in International Banking Law. Osio started his career at OPED Enterprise where his business acumen led to his promotion to president of the coffee export program. He joined LETCO Commercial Companies where he was responsible for the marketing of several products in the US. MGO hired Osio as a banking lawyer in 1984. MGO is a law firm in Caracas. He was in charge of some high profile corporates such as Consolidated Bank and the Ferro Corporation. His stellar work in this position led to his appointment at Banco Latino International in Miami. Osio was promoted to be the head of the private banking division less than two years after joining the bank. He is credited for increasing the customer base of the company while in this position.

Osio decided to venture into entrepreneurship in 1993 when he formed the Davos Financial Group of Companies. The company is made up of several independent enterprises that offer different services to clients. He is currently the president and CEO of Davos Financial and has led it to become one of the largest financial boutique firms in Latin America. Some of the services that they provide include asset management, banking services, tax planning, and compliance. He is also a philanthropist. The organizations that Osio has supported in the past include the Miami Symphony Orchestra, the UMA Foundation, and the Children’s Orthopedic Foundation. He has been recognized with a couple of awards such as the Medal of Honor from the United States Congress, the Miami Award in 2014, and the South Florida Business Leaders award in 2009. more about his journey here

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