Top Ten Most Iconic Business People

Every once in a while there are companies that change the world. Running those companies, are some of the most influential, intelligent, and savvy individuals.

It takes more than just a great product to make a business successful for the long haul. To keep the money rolling in you need to be an entrepreneur with the smarts to adapt to the market and consumer's needs.

Below are the most iconic business men and women who have not only made a lot of money, but also revolutionized their industry and stayed on top for the long haul.

The Top Ten

1 Bill Gates Bill Gates William Henry "Bill" Gates III is an American business magnate, entrepreneur, philanthropist, investor, and programmer.

Not only a computer magnate, he has also diversified into charities and organizations. His name is synonymous with success and innovation. - Finch

Richest Man in the World! - yoloeee

The most respected businessman ever"

2 Warren Buffett

The man owns a little bit of everything. Real estate, energy, you name it. - Finch

3 Steve Jobs Steve Jobs

Revolutionizing the computer industry in the face of a giant (Microsoft), he realized that it is often less important to be best if you can be first. - Finch

4 Oprah Winfrey Oprah Winfrey Oprah Gail Winfrey is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist.

Starting out as a talk show host - just one in a pack of daytime entertainers - she quickly turned into an icon of many different media outlets. - Finch

She challenge rasict in usa and she win - belarbi

5 Larry Page

Everyone knows about Google. It started out as just another search engine but soon grew into the multifaceted company that revolutionized the internet. - Finch

6 Jeff Bezos

Amazon started out as a lowly online book store and now deals in everything from groceries to diapers to, still, books. It became the most trusted company in America in 2013 - pushing Apple off it's perch. - Finch

7 Mark Zuckerberg Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook began as just another social site aimed at college kids. Now, more than 1 in 7 people on earth have a Facebook account and it has pushed every other social media site into the background. - Finch

8 Sir Richard Branson

From airlines to space flight to... over 400 companies, he has become the epitome of adventure and success. - Finch

9 Rupert Murdoch

Let's just say that he basically owns the news. From the Wall Street Journal to Twentieth Century Fox, he controls media all around the globe and has continued to stay on top of the industry. - Finch

10 Arianna Huffington

With so many sources of news on the internet, it takes a special individual to both remain a leader, and win a Pulitzer Prize. She has continued to lead her company to ever-increasingly prestigious heights. - Finch

The Contenders

11 Henry Ford Henry Ford Henry Ford was an American industrialist, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and the sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production.
12 Donald Trump Donald Trump Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American businessman, television personality, politician, and the 45th President of the United States. Born and raised in Queens, New York City, Trump received an economics degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1968. In 1971, more.
13 Walt Disney Walt Disney Walter Elias "Walt" Disney was an American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer. A pioneer of the American animation industry, he introduced several developments in the production of cartoons.
14 Thomas Edison Thomas Edison
15 Federico Marchetti
16 Michele Ferrero
17 Giorgio Armani
18 Alan Sugar
19 Lord Alan Sugar
20 Mukesh Ambani
BAdd New Item

Recommended Lists