Edward Earl Whitacre Jr. is the former Chairman and CEO of General Motors. He is also a former chairman of the board and chief executive officer of AT&T Inc., previously Southwestern Bell Corporation . He served as national president of the Boy Scouts of America from 1998 to 2000. On September 1, 2010, Whitacre stepped down as CEO, and retired as chairman of the board by the end of 2010.
Peter Clay Carroll is an American football coach who is the head coach and executive vice president of the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League . He is a former head coach of the New York Jets, New England Patriots, and the USC Trojans of the University of Southern California . Carroll is one of only three football coaches who have won both a Super Bowl and a college football national championship. Carroll is the oldest head coach currently working in the NFL.
William "Smokey" Robinson Jr. is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and former record executive. Robinson was the founder and front man of the Motown vocal group the Miracles, for which he also served as the group's chief songwriter and producer. Robinson led the group from its 1955 origins as the Five Chimes until 1972 when he announced a retirement from the group to focus on his role as Motown's vice president.
Sherilyn S. McCoy is an American scientist and business executive. She is the former CEO of Avon Products and former Vice Chairman and member of the Office of the Chairman of Johnson & Johnson, where she was responsible for the pharmaceutical and consumer business divisions of the company. She was appointed as the Vice Chairman in January 2011, after which she was named by Fortune Magazine, as the 10th woman on their list of "50 Most Powerful Women in Business", a list on which she has been included since 2008. In February 2012, she resigned her employment with Johnson & Johnson after 30 years and was subsequently named as the CEO of Avon Products. In August 2012, she was recognized as the 39th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes Magazine.
Whitney Wolfe Herd is an American entrepreneur. She is founder and CEO of Bumble, and a co-founder of the dating app Tinder. The founder of Badoo contacted Wolfe Herd about creating a dating platform and partnered with her on a new company in 2014, launching Bumble that year. Bumble is launching into new verticals such as BumbleBizz, and launched BumbleBFF for finding friends. According to Forbes, the company is valued at more than $1 billion.
For most people, we often marvel at the beauty of a sunrise or the magnificence of a full moon, but it is impossible to fathom the magnitude of the universe that surrounds us.Richard H. Baker
As you age naturally, your family shows more and more on your face. If you deny that, you deny your heritage.Frances Conroy
I had gotten to a place where I truly believed everything I was called: 'not sexy,' 'not funny,' 'too intense,' desperate.' All those labels they gave me, I took them because there wasn't a trace of my true self left.Naomi Watts
Your competition is not other people but the time you kill, the ill will you create, the knowledge you neglect to learn, the connections you fail to build, the health you sacrifice along the path, your inability to generate ideas, the people around you who don't support and love your efforts, and whatever god you curse for your bad luck.James Altucher