It’s no secret that the world is changing quickly, and new opportunities await those willing to seize them. The world of business is no exception, and in 2022 some entrepreneurs made big moves in the business world. Below I have listed the ten most influential entrepreneurs of 2022. Remember that this is only my opinion and that other people could have influenced the business world just as much in the next ten years!
Elon Musk – Founder of PayPal, SolarCity, Space X, and Tesla
Elon Musk is a business magnate and entrepreneur who has made significant contributions in several fields, including technology, energy, and transportation.
One of Musk’s most significant contributions has been to the technology field. He is the co-founder of PayPal, an online payment system, and has also been involved in developing electric vehicles through his company, Tesla. In addition, Musk has been a pioneer in the development of space travel through his company SpaceX, which has made significant progress in the field of reusable rockets and the colonisation of Mars.
Musk has also significantly impacted the energy field through his work on solar power. His company, SolarCity, is one of the largest providers of solar panels and solar energy systems in the United States.
Bill Gates – Founder and former CEO of technology giant Microsoft.
Bill Gates is a Microsoft co-founder and one of the most prominent and successful figures in the IT sector. He has contributed significantly to developing personal computers and the software that runs on them.
Through his work at Microsoft, Gates has helped to revolutionise how we use computers and make them an essential part of our daily lives. He has also been crucial to the creation of the internet and in making it an essential component of contemporary business and communication.
Gates is renowned for his charitable endeavours as well.
He and his wife, Melinda Gates, serve as co-chairs of The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, one of the largest private charitable organisations in the world. The charity strives to advance worldwide health, education, and poverty reduction. To date, Gates has donated more than $59 billion to the Gates Foundation, including a $20 billion gift announced in July 2022. Most of his early donations were gifts of Microsoft stock.
Jack Ma – Co-Founder Alibaba Group.
Jack Ma is A Chinese business mogul who has profoundly affected the world through his work as the Alibaba Group’s co-founder and executive chairman, one of the world’s largest e-commerce and technology companies.
He has been instrumental in developing the internet in China and has played a crucial role in making e-commerce an integral part of the country’s economy. In addition, Ma is known for his philanthropic efforts through the establishment of charitable organisations and foundations, including the Jack Ma Foundation.
Jeff Bezos – Founder and CEO, Amazon.
Amazon’s founder and CEO, one of the world’s largest and most successful e-commerce and technology companies. He has significantly impacted how we shop and do business through Amazon and has also played a significant role in the development of cloud computing.
In addition to his work in business, Bezos has also been involved in several other ventures, including the ownership of The Washington Post and the development of Blue Origin, a private space exploration company. He has also been a significant philanthropist, donating billions of dollars to various causes through the Bezos Family Foundation and other charitable organisations.
Warren Buffet is a highly successful investor and business magnate widely regarded as one of the most successful investors in the world. He is known for his value investing approach, in which he seeks out undervalued companies with strong potential for growth and holds onto them for the long term.
Buffet has significantly influenced the business world through his work at Berkshire Hathaway and has set a high standard for corporate responsibility and ethical business practices. In addition, his philanthropic efforts have had a significant impact on a variety of causes, including education and healthcare.
Written by Bernard de Laguiche