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    Guy Fieri

    Restaurateur

    Guy Fieri is an American restaurateur, author, and an Emmy Award winning television presenter. He co-owns three restaurants in California, and is known for hosting various television series on the Food Network.

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    Henry Ford

    Founder, Ford Motor Company

    Henry Ford was an American industrialist and business magnate, founder of the Ford Motor Company and chief developer of the assembly line technique of mass production.

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    Jack Ma

    Co-Founder, Alibaba Group

    Jack Ma is a Chinese business magnate, investor and politician. He is the co-founder and former executive chairman of Alibaba Group, a multinational technology conglomerate. He is a strong proponent of an open and market-driven economy.

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    B. Smith

    Restaurateur

    Barbara Smith (August 24, 1949 - February 22, 2020), professionally known as B. Smith, was an American restaurateur, model, author, businesswoman, and television host.

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    Mark Cuban

    Chairman, AXS TV

    Mark Cuban is the owner of the National Basketball Association (NBA)'s Dallas Mavericks, co-owner of 2929 Entertainment, and chairman of AXS TV. He is also one of the main "shark" investors on the television series "Shark Tank".

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    Jeff Bezos

    Founder, CEO and President of Amazon

    Jeff Bezos is best known as the Founder, CEO and President of Amazon. The first centi-billionaire on the Forbes wealth index, he was named the "richest man in modern history" after his net worth increased to $150 billion in July 2018.

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    Garrett Morgan

    Inventor

    Garrett Morgan was an African-American inventor and businessman as well as an influential political leader. His most notable inventions were the three position traffic signal and smoke hood.

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    Anne Cox Chambers

    Co-Owner, Cox Enterprises

    Anne Cox Chambers, daughter of Governor James M. Cox and Cox Enterprises board member, passed away at the age of 100. For 33 years, she co-owned Cox Enterprises with Barbara Cox, her sister and the mother of Cox Enterprises Chairman Jim Kennedy.

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    Madam C.J. Walker

    Entrepreneur

    Madam C. J. Walker was an African-American entrepreneur, philanthropist, and a political and social activist. She was considered the wealthiest African-American businesseswoman and wealthiest self-made woman in America at the time of her death in 1919.

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    John Schnatter

    Founder, Papa John's Pizza

    John Schnatter, nicknamed commercially as Papa John, is an American entrepreneur who founded Papa John's Pizza in 1984. He stepped down as CEO on January 1, 2018.

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