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Happy B’Day Ray Dolby: The Man Who Engineered Mankind’s Entertainment Desires

Ray Dolby
Distinguishing the sounds of various musical instruments or experiencing a war scene was not magical until the foundation of Dolby Laboratories (NYSE: DLB) in 1965. The Dolby logo at the conclusion of the Movies’ credits, or on the top-notch speakers and gadgets is itself the symbol of the Ray Dolby’s legacy. Mainly, though, I was fascinated by the technology of music; how...

Happy B’Day Benjamin Franklin: The Father of Electricity

Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin is unquestionably the 'First American' because of his ideas, inventions, social work and the undying spirit of learning. The man who never received any formal education but ironically his wise words are still the milestones on the sands of time. He was obsessed with reading and gaining knowledge since childhood and had mastery over 5 foreign languages. An investment...

Happy Birthday Stephen Hawking: The God of The Universe

stephen hawking
All of my life, I have been fascinated by the big questions that face us, and have tried to find scientific answers to them. If, like me, you have looked at the stars, and tried to make sense of what you see, you too have started to wonder what makes the universe exist. The genius Stephen William Hawking is impressively...

Happy Birthday King Camp Gillette: The Inventor Who Eased The Way We Shave

King Camp Gillette founder of Gillette
I dared where the wise one's feared to tread A man who had no background in manufacturing or metallurgy but possessed the cutting-edge idea that proved to be the milestone in men’s grooming industry. There was a famous Russian proverb, ‘It is easier to bear a child every year than to shave every day’. The preliminary razor consisted of an unprotected and...

Happy B’Day Gordon Moore: One Of The Founding Fathers Of Silicon Valley

Gordon Moore
Innovation is the only thing that will keep the company vital. If we stop innovating, it won't be long before we become the equivalent of the buggy whip industry Gordon Earle Moore co-founded the paramount Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) with Robert Noyce in July 1968, which is worth $254.8 billion, today. He pioneered the technological chronology and developed the ‘Moore’s Law’- it states...

Happy Birthday Kevin Systrom: The Born Entrepreneur With Midas Touch

Kevin Systrom Instagram Cofounder
Focusing on one thing and doing it really, really well can get you very far. Over a decade ago, a term called ‘photo addiction’ never existed. The era of smartphones with better camera opened the gates for this new idea. Seizing the opportunity of the new found market Mike Krieger and Kevin Systrom launched Instagram on October 6, 2010. Within hours...

Happy Birthday Alan Mamedi: The Undisputed King Of Mobile Phone Numbers

alan mamedi
As the world is heading towards 10 billion mobile phone subscribers, spam calls are on the rise. With sophisticated technology in place and easily accessible database, it is soaring further. It is, therefore, important to have an account of all the numbers in use, of course, it may be exaggerating to get hold of all the numbers at regular...

Happy Birthday Ma Huateng: The Man Who Owns Facebook, WhatsApp Of China

Ma Huateng
The winning horse of the Chinese internet market and one among the Chinese billionaires, though not started anything unique and innovative but executed them in China like ever before. Ma Huateng nicknamed as Pony Ma established a local internet empire Tencent Holdings Ltd., (HKG:0700) offering instant messaging services, gaming, eCommerce, and lot more. In less than two decades, Pony Ma turned...

Happy Birthday Peter Thiel: And For The “New Currency” PayPal !

Peter Thiel
Being recognised by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader is not easy. And neither was it building the 'new currency' as admitted by Peter Thiel, the co-founder of PayPal. Managing funds right from $700 million as president of Clarium to $2 billion as a managing partner of FoundersFund, Peter's adrenaline has always come from informal innovation focused startups and mentoring...

Happy Birthday Jack Ma: An Unbeaten Optimist Crazy Jack of Alibaba Group

Jack Ma
An optimist finds an opportunity in every failure. Flip-flops are an integral part of life. But, few men stand out of crowd to extract the optimum from the foreseen opportunity. After ten times rejection from the Harvard University, he never gave up. Though he did not enter the Harvard; his accomplishments brought him a Doctorate from Hong Kong University...

Happy Birthday David Packard: The Man With Manifold Talents

David Packard
It is an awesome journey of the man from engineer to the helm of one of the world’s largest electronic device manufacturing company. The man did not restrict his workspace to only electronics but also took up to serving the country as the United States Deputy Secretary of Defense. A well-known philanthropist David Packard, the co-founder of Hewlett-Packard Company...

Happy Birthday Warren Buffett: Saluting The Richest Philantrophist !

Warren Buffett
Seldom are people like Warren Buffett born. Worth just about $114.75 in 1942 to owning The Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A) and being worth a whopping $87.1 billion today, was a fun-filled road with all the ups and downs for the world's 3rd Richest Person.It would be an understatement to call Warren a visionary. In fact, he envisioned what most of us...

Happy Birthday Charles Rolls: The Co-Founder of Rolls-Royce

Charles Rolls
Speed, motor, aviation these words always inspired this young boy to become the first motorist in the campus of Cambridge to drive a Peugeot Phaeton bought from Paris. Hailing from a wealthy family, Charles Stewart Rolls (27 August 1877 – 12 July 1910) has many firsts to his credit. Though not physically present his accomplishments to the motor as well the...

Happy Birthday Nick Denton: The Founder of Gawker Media

Nick Denton
The blog post is the quick reach of the day. Establishing one such blog network company with a huge reader community is awesome. Nick Denton, through his online platform Gawker Media, had created a buzzword and accumulated readers from all the walks of life. Starting the company in his apartment in Soho to transform it into a mammoth firm to...

Happy B’day Steve Chen: An Asian Scientist Worth Watching On YouTube

Steve Chen
Inspired by Flickr, the three friends working together brought a conception of online video platform into reality. Little does one can imagine today sharing videos without YouTube? No, indeed YouTube has been the inseparable part of routine lives. Though the founders of the pioneer video portal are no more with the project, the perception of the venture is been...

Happy Birthday Larry Ellison: From Rags To Ultra Rich Co-founder

larry Ellison
From rags to riches, the ride of this world's 10th billionaire is amazing. Though been a college drop out twice and never knew computers from childhood establishing a huge software firm Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) is a triumph. On the 74th birth anniversary of Lawrence Joseph Larry Ellison, here are some interesting yet less known facts about him to grace the...

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