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.
Former Chairman, President and CEO, Hilton Hotels Corporation
Barron Hilton was a business magnate and philanthropist. The son and successor of hotelier Conrad Hilton, he was the Chairman, President and CEO of Hilton Hotels Corporation and chairman emeritus of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation.
Talent Manager and Co-Founder, Sound Ventures
Guy Oseary is a talent manager, investor, writer, and businessman, who began his career in entertainment at age 17, at what was to become Maverick. He is the manager for Madonna and U2, as well as Co-Founder of Sound Ventures with Ashton Kutcher.
CEO, FUBU and The Shark Group
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Owner, Dynamic Public Relations
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