| | SEPTEMBER 20234 From the Mellons to the Gates and Bezoses to Musks, something that the greatest entrepreneurs in history have repeatedly proven is that a college degree is never the most important aspect of becoming a successful entrepreneur. Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg have been the poster boys of this. While the names mentioned above represent a tiny substratum of highly successful entrepreneurs, the large majority of successful entrepreneurs in the world right now boast stellar academic qualifications. Sundar Pichai took his (BTech) from IIT Kharagpur, MS from Stanford University, and MBA from the University of Pennsylvania. Jack Ma graduated from Hangzhou Dianzi University with a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in English and became a lecturer there in English and international trade. Warren Buffet has a degree in business administration from the University of Nebraska, a Master of Science degree in Economics from Colombia Business School, and he also attended the New York Institute of Finance. So, never for a second mistake that a degree is unimportant in business. It's not only that degree is paramount, but also you need to constantly improve your knowledge through systematic education to be at the edge of things. In actuality, we need more university programs based on entrepreneurship and business leadership. Singapore Management University (SMU) recently took a great stride in this regard by rolling out a specially designed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) program by joining hands with the online education provider ­ Emeritus. The new program is designed for business leaders with ten or more years of experience who want to develop a clearer vision concerning the company's future. We publish this issue as a tribute to the prestigious alumni ecosystem of SMU. Do let us know your thoughts.Sujith VasudevanManaging Editoreditor@ceoinsightsasia.comEditorialConstant Learning Has No Alternative Insights for Business LeadersVol 04 · Issue 4-5 ·SEPTEMBER, 2023Publisher Alok ChaturvediManaging Editor Sujith Vasudevan Manager - DesignPrabhu Dutta A.R.N RayNoidaRohit Raghubanshi Akshay Shettyadvertise@ceoinsightsasia.comEditorial queries editor@ceoinsightsasia.comTo subscribeVisit www.ceoinsightsasia.com/subscribe/ or send emailto subscription@ceoinsightsasia.comMagazine Price is $50 per issuePublisher Alok ChaturvediPrinted and Published By Alok Chaturvedi on behalf of InfoConnect Web Technologies India Pvt. Ltd., and Printed at Precision Fototype Services at Sri Sabari Shopping Complex, 24 Residency Road Bangalore-560025 and Published At No. 124, 2nd Floor, Surya Chambers, Old Airport Road, Murugeshpalya, Bangalore-560017.Copyright © 2023 InfoConnect Web Technologies India Pvt. Ltd., All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or part of any text, photography or illustrations without written permission from the publisher is prohibited. The publisher assumes no responsibility for unsolicited manuscripts, photographs or illustrations. Views and opinions expressed in this publication are not necessarily those of the magazine and accordingly, no liability is assumed by the publisher.Designers Mrigank SharmaMohammed RafikVP - Sales & Marketing Amrit Kumar Singh Circulation Manager Magendran PerumalEditorialHima P.M. Keerthana Kantaraju P. Tejaswini Roopalatha H.
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