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Best Popular Tech CEOs’ Initial Jobs


From the reduce rungs to the best of ladder, CEOs have undergone a quantity of jobs to get on the prime of career. Doug McMillon, Terry Lundgren, Michael Dell and and so forth took the unimpressive initial jobs of their career.


Doug McMillon, Wal-Mart

Doug McMillon is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of International Division of Wal-Mart Retailers, Inc. With his compensation of $ eight,806,408.00 at present, people might not believe that he employed to function at Arkansas warehouse for $ 6 an hour when he was just 17. Until now, he claims that the abilities from his 1st job are applied nowadays when he is at the highest level of power.

Doug McMillon, Wal-Mart


John Dasburg, ASTAR Air Cargo

At ten, Dasburg made money by mowing lawns of his neighbors’ house. Later, he becomes the CEO of a Miami-based cargo airline known as ASTAR Air Cargo.

John Dasburg, ASTAR Air Cargo


Terry Lundgren, Macy’s

Terry Lundgren, CEO of the largest retailer in the planet Macy’s, Inc, was shucking oysters and working for Federated Division Stores ahead of he broke out to business.

Terry Lundgren, Macy’s


Jack Schuessler, Wendy’s International

Jack Schuessler’s first job was loading goods in a St. Louis factory for $ 2.45 an hour. Now he is the CEO of world’s third biggest hamburger rapidly meals chain Wendy’s International, Inc.

Jack Schuessler, Wendy’s International


Michael Dell, Dell

Michael Dell was taking a dishwashing job at a Chinese restaurant for the salary of $ 2.30 an hour at 12 prior to he became the CEO of Texas-primarily based data technologies firm Dell and one particular of the world’s richest men and women in the planet.

Michael Dell, Dell


T. Boone Pickens, BP Capital Mgmt.

T. Boone Pickens, the CEO of BP Capital Management, worked as a newspaper vender in Oklahoma at 12. He earned 28 cents a day from the job.


T. Boone Pickens, BP Capital Mgmt.


Clarence Otis, Jr., Darden Restaurants

Clarence Otis, CEO of much more than 1,800 Darden Restaurants and boss of over 180,000 people, used to be a server in a Los Angeles Airport restaurant.

Clarence Otis, Jr., Darden Restaurants


Susan Story, Gulf Energy Organization

Susan Story, who is the president and CEO of Gulf Power Firm, was initially the writer for The Sand Mountain Reporter at 17.


Susan Story, Gulf Energy Organization


Michael Dell: CEO of Texas-primarily based info technology company known as Dell


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Ron Johnson (Apple Retail SVP) Steve Jobs (Apple CEO) and Dan’l Lewin (my dad) wrap at the opening of the Stanford store.

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I feel get in touch with centers are the most horrible jobs and fast food. I never mind retail jobs or office jobs like for a physician, lawyer, or distribution center are poor to perform for.

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6 Responses to “Best Popular Tech CEOs’ Initial Jobs”

  1. karo.lina says:

    Whoa, Steve Jobs looks so thin…

  2. drewhamlin says:

    He’s not wearing his usual glasses it seems – weird.

  3. joshcUK says:

    Steve looks weird in this photo without his glasses, usual.

  4. Gerard van Schip says:

    Hey, I set up a group for the two Steves, want to add your picture?

  5. Sooo Happy says:

    The person who is responsible for giving someone the death penalty. The person who inserts the needle, or turns on the gas in the gas chamber, etc…. I really wouldn’t want to do that.

  6. Rheinländer says:

    coal mining (dangerous)
    fire fighting (dangerous)
    HVAC (hot attics, dirty crawl spaces with inhalation hazards)
    roofing (hot, high, and with exposure to sun)
    plumbing, sewer, and septic (similar problems as HVAC but with nasty stuff)
    public accounting (mean people, overregulation, boring tedious work, sedentary)
    law (mean people, too much reading, sedentary)
    police (corrupt and mean people, dangerous)
    nursing (mean people, unreasonable hours)
    any kind of job working at heights with risk of falling such as tree service, overhead utilities, tower crane op, high steel, bridge const., etc.
    painting (inhalation and skin exposure hazards)
    pest control (toxin exposure hazard, dirty crawlspaces, hot attics)
    auto body repair (inhalation hazard, boring)
    car and truck repair (dangerous and complex)
    diving (dangerous)
    road construction (sun exposure)
    floor sales (too much standing, possible inhalation hazard)
    school teaching (too much standing)

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