It is incredibly challenging to be excellent in two academic disciplines. For Igor Cornelsen however, he is a living proof that one can be excellent both in engineering and in economics. It is interesting to note that after the completion of his course in engineering, he made one of the brave decision to try out his hand in Economics and later business world. Igor Cornelsen points out that this was one of the best choices in his life. He has been able to use his knowledge of numbers in all his professional life, thanks to his engineering life.
After his studies, he made a universal decision, at that time, to go in the bank investment world. He points out that his expertise and his gift with numbers was probably one of the reasons many banks were willing to give him a chance to work for them. In just six years, Igor Cornelsen was fortunate to be a CEO of an investment bank. Under his visionary leadership, Multibanco was able to become one of the best investment banks in Latin America. It was also through the administration of Igor Cornelsen that the bank was able to impress Bank of America and later to merge two years later.
Igor Cornelsen is arguably one of the few investment bankers to work in different markets around the world. He has worked in the USA investment market, the fast-growing European market and in Latin America’s market. This exposure according to management pundits is one of the main reasons why Igor Cornelsen is exceptionally good with global trends, especially in the investment world. Even after serving in this niche, he is still making moves as far as the investment world is concerned. He currently works with various entities in this investment market.
He points out that his greatest weapon in remaining relevant, even after many years, is his unmatched approach to interpreting trends. According to Igor, understanding how trends influence market prices and the impact the changes have on returns is unmatched. Even though he works with investors across the world, he is still one of the greats.
Wes Edens is an American Born businessman that has been investing for the majority of his life and he is also the co-founder of one of the most popular alternative investment companies in the country, Fortress Investment Group. Wes started up Fortress Investment alongside Rob Kauffman and Randy Nardone back in 1998. For the past nine years, Wes Edens has managed the company as President and Chief Executive Officer, focusing heavily on the private equity department of the company. Wes Edens completed his education and earned his financial and business degrees back in 1984 and he found a position right away working as a partner at Lehman Brothers, which set a good tone for the rest of his career.
Before founding Fortress Investment Group, Wes was the managing director for BlackRock Financial Management from 1993 til 1998, when he founded his current company. With more than 10 years of experience already under his belt, Wes Edens has no troubles moving forward with Fortress Investment Group, especially since they acted as a private investment firm for the first several years.
Over the years, Wes Edens’ has expressed interest in many other areas of business and finance, but more than that, he enjoys getting involved in his own personal interests. For example, Wes Edens’ is a sports fan, which is why he purchased the Milwaukee Bucks, a professional basketball team in the US. He is also a part owner of the League of Legends team, FlyQuest. Perhaps his most ambitious project is the Brightline Train system, which is currently in development in Florida and aims to relieve the heavy traffic that congests areas around the state. To date, Brightline is the first ever private train system to exist in the United States and so far it has been received well, with plans to bring Brightline to new states in the future.
Ted Bauman joined the editing team of the famous publishing company, Banyan Hill Publishing, in 2013. Ted is the editor of the Bauman Letter, Alpha Stock Alert, and Plan B Club. The publications are renowned for their ability to address issues on asset security, international migration, and investment plans that possess relatively minimal risks. Ted is a family man and is a resident of Atlanta, Georgia. Throughout the better part of his career, Ted has always committed himself to assist people to lead better lives and make sound decisions. He is a critic of government supervision and corporate greed.
Ted Bauman was born and bred in Maryland, but after high school, he relocated to South Africa for his University education. He attended Cape Town University from where he graduated with degrees in History and Economics. After graduation, Ted decided to seek a career in South Africa and was privileged to hold several key positions in charitable organizations in the country. He was tasked with overseeing and coordinating numerous low-cost housing projects that were being funded by his bosses.
One of Ted’s most significant accomplishments while in South Africa was his immense contribution to the formation of the now famous Slum Dwellers Association. The initiative targeted people living in the slum, and it aimed to help change the living conditions in those areas. Today, the non-profit has benefited over 14 million people not only in South Africa but 35 other countries.
Ted Bauman has a rich history working as a construction consultant in projects that benefit the people. He has worked with governments and global organizations such as the United Nations, and World Bank. His work with these organizations mainly involves researching construction financing, urban planning, and low-cost housing.
In 2008, Ted Bauman decided to leave South Africa and move back to the US. Today, he is a prolific researcher and writer of emerging trends in real estate and changes in the global money markets. His readers can attest that he offers in-depth analyses of current matters around the world. Ted offers his knowledge and insights monthly through his publication, The ted Bauman Letter.