Tag: Weekly Biz Quotes

Inspirational Words from Ted Waitt

Theodore W. “Ted” Waitt (born January 18, 1963) is an American billionaire businessman and philanthropist. On September 5, 1985, Waitt, his brother Norm Jr., and Mike Hammond started Gateway 2000. Labeled a maverick by national business and technology publications, he has gone on to…

Inspirational Words from Tina Knowles

Celestine Ann Knowles (born January 4, 1954) is an American businesswoman and fashion designer known for her House of Deréon and Miss Tina by Tina Knowles fashion brands. She is the mother of singers Beyoncé Knowles and Solange Knowles, and, until 2011, was married to their father Mathew…

Inspirational Words from Michael Ovitz

Michael Steven Ovitz (born December 14, 1946) is an American businessman, investor, and philanthropist. He was a talent agent who co-founded Creative Artists Agency (CAA) in 1975 and served as its chairman until 1995. Ovitz later served as President of The Walt Disney Company from October 1995…

Inspirational Words from Karen Civil

Karen Civil (born November 8, 1984) is a Haitian American social media and digital media marketing strategist. She gained attention for helping to create and run Weezythanxyou.com, a website where the rapper Lil Wayne published letters to his fans while he was incarcerated at Rikers Island.  Civil has…

Inspirational Words from Kevin Systrom

Kevin Systrom (born December 30, 1983) is an American computer programmer and entrepreneur. He co‑founded Instagram, the world’s largest photo-sharing website, along with Mike Krieger. Systrom was included on the list of America’s Richest Entrepreneurs Under 40 2016. Under Systrom…