10 Successful People Who Made It Big With An MBA Degree
Master’s in Business Administrations has always been a popular, prestigious and desired degree to pursue. It is considered to be so valuable that now-a-days a large percentage of employers do not consider applicants without a master’s degree in hand.
In this article, a list of 10 famous personalities who graduated with an MBA and are successful till date, is presented.
George W. Bush— Former U.S. President
Love him or hate him, you have to give him credit for reaching the top of his profession. He is the only U.S president with a Master’s degree in Business Administration from a prestigious school in US in the year 1973.
Philip H. Knight— Chairman Nike
Knight is an American businessman who is co-founder and CEO of Nike. He is the 47th richest man in the world. He earned his business administration degree in 1959.
Paul Otellini— CEO Intel
Paul is an American businessman, CEO of Intel and a board of director member at Google. Initially, he was a Vice President and general manager at Intel. He received his MBA degree in 1974.
Robert Edward Diamond Jr.— President Barclays
Robert is the president of Barclays PLC and Chief Executive of Investment Banking and Investment Management,. Robert Edward Diamond holds an MBA degree in 1977, with the first position in the class. He is also Executive Director of the Boards of Barclays PLC and Barclays Bank.
Carleton "Carly" Fiorina— CEO Hewlett-Packard
Fiorina is an American business executive and a former Republican in USA senate. Fiorina served as CEO of Hewlett-Packard till 2005. Fiorina received her MBA in Marketing in 1980.
Kevin B. Rollins— CEO Dell
He is former president and CEO of Dell computers, one of the most influential people in the field of IT. He received his MBA degree in 1996.
Thomas E. Freston— CEO Viacom
Co-president of Viacom and also a CEO of MTV Networks. Got his Masters in Business Administration.
John T. Chambers— CEO Cisco Systems
He is the chairman and CEO of the Cisco Systems. Chambers increased the company’s revenue from $1.2 billion to $40 billion when he joined The Cisco systems in the year 2006. He received his MBA degree in 1975.
William J. Shaw— CEO Marriott International
Shaw is the former president and CEO of Marriot International where he worked for 37 years. Shaw received his MBA in 1972.
William R. Johnson— CEO H.J. Heinz
William R. Johnson is the president, chairman, and CEO of the H. J. Heinz Company, 50 companies in 200 countries, offering high quality and healthy products worldwide. With more than $10 billion in annual sales.
Isn’t it fascinating to see that an MBA degree has a massive potential of making people extremely successful?