The finance sector of our market is so that one has to gain a substantial amount of experience to carve a niche and attain success in this financial world. While some may disagree with this view, as there are people who, with their hard works, have proved that age has nothing to do with the success, yet enriched experience matters a lot, and it is also a very well proven fact that experience is a great teacher.
Comprising of the ability to make the most productive financial decisions, they have built an empire that may seem impossible to most of us. Their commanding money power is nothing but a product of their genius business deal – making ability to maximize their benefits.
Though we cannot include all the high-achievers in the list, following is a comprehensive list of some of the most powerful people in finance who did not only prove their mettle, but also became an apple of everybody’s eyes:-
1) John Ducas
John Ducas understood the potential that this field holds at an age where most of us, perhaps struggle through our high school. He started investing in several companies at the age of thirteen. He also engaged in various other activities involving finance, including writing and researching. All this and more ultimately led him to establish his own educational finance research company by the name of the Ducas Capital Management in 2013. He kick – started his online venture of conducting courses by teaching stock market basics to 1,700 students. What’s more? He even has his own YouTube channel, which is named as The Young Informer and has more than 10,000 subscribers.
2) Julian Marchese
Another similar young boy who bought his first stock at the age of eight is known as Julian Marchese. He gained popularity at a very young age by appearing on Bloomberg TV, CNBC, Business Insider and several other platforms by virtue of his achievements. After establishing his own platform for the financial and economic segment to voice their opinions by the name of Marchese Financial, he also organized a community for the teens who might be interested in finance – calling this venture as a Leaders Investment Club.
3) Janet Yellen
Janet Yellen is most commonly recognized as the Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. She has many such titles bagged up in her work experience, including being President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisers as well as being a business professor at the University of California and Haas School of Business. Over the years, she has successfully developed the ability to connect the day – to – day activities to some of the most complex economic theories.
4) Warren Buffett
Warren Buffett, born on 30th August of 1930, is certainly the most successful investor in the world. Being the chairman, CEO and the largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway, he is consistently ranked among the world’s wealthiest people for the past few years. His ideas have given birth to some of the most prominent political causes. Varied in his skill set, Warren Buffet is regarded as an inspiring personality by thousands of aspiring professionals in the world.
5) Sir Ka-Shing Li
Sir Ka-Shing Li, chairman of the board of CK Hutchison Holdings is known as the richest person in Asia. Holding a net worth of over $31.9 billion each year, he is also the world’s largest operator of container terminals. He is so powerful that his companies alone make up 15% of the market capitalization of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. With great power naturally comes great responsibilities and Sir Ka-Shing Li has successfully lived up to them? He is also acclaimed and regarded as one of the most generous philanthropists in Asian countries.
As you can see, ranging all the way from a young and ripe age of sixteen to a somewhat wise phase of sixty, there are finance professionals who have proven their mettle of success. They are, in fact, the prime influences and inspiration in the business world.