Gregory Aziz; the Man at the Helm of American Railroad

Gregory James Aziz is the man at the helm of National Steel Car. National Steel Car is a company that deals with building and delivering freight cars. It is based in Hamilton, Ontario. Gregory is the chairman of the company and doubles up as the President and C.E.O.

 

Gregory was born in late April 1949, in London, Ontario. He grew up amongst a great family business where he honed his skills in the trade. He attended Ridley College, and he furthered his studies in Western Ontario where he majored in Economics. It’s after his graduation that he went to work for the family business.

 

Gregory J Aziz sought new business opportunities in New York during 1980’s and worked as an Investment banker and had a great knack for it that by the end of 1994 he was wealthy from the job. It is at this time that he bought National Steel Car from the predecessor owner Dofasco. The company had been facing financial troubles, and Gregory thought that he could turn the company’s fortunes around.

 

Greg aimed to make the company the greatest freight and coach building company in the world. He eventually actually did it. Under his leadership, the company has blossomed. Actually, by 1999, the company was making 12,000 cars up from the 3,500 that the company was making at the time of purchase.

 

Greg James Aziz has been known to be a perfectionist where his company is an extension of himself. Therefore, much is expected from NSC and this is evidenced by the various awards that the company has won over the years including being the only North American railcar Company that has 9001:2008 certification. The company also has been accredited with the prestigious annual TTX SECO highest quality award for over 20 years running (since 1996).

 

Greg Aziz is also a great leader in the way he values his employees and makes sure they are well treated therefore posting great results for the company. He has over 2000 employees or team mates, as he refers to them. He supports them with various methods through charities, and at the end of every year, he hosts an end year party for all of them and their families. Go To This Page for more info.

 

James Aziz and his wife do support various charities that ensure the well-being of their community such as Hamilton Opera, the Salvation Army, Theater Aquarius among various other local charities.

 

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Tech Entrepreneur Eric Pulier

The Serial Success of Eric Pulier

To say that Eric Puller is highly accomplished would be an understatement. A graduate of Harvard, he went on to start or help start over 15 successful technology companies. In fact, his visionary talents were even noticed by the White House in the late 90’s, where he was part of setting up an exhibition showing where technology, specifically in the IT side of things, was headed. Apart from business, Eric is also highly active in the philanthropic side of things. Today he is one of the most respected CEO’s in the technology and software industry. He travels frequently to give talks and lectures and also has published books related to Information Technology.

His interest and ability to write started way back during his college years, when he contributed articles written with great insight, to the college magazine named the Harvard Crimson. He had a knack for writing articles peppered with humor. After graduating with a degree in English Literature, he moved out west to Los Angeles. Once settled there, he started a company named People Doing Things, which focused on giving tech solutions for the education and health care sector. A few years later he founded Digital Evolution, and interactive agency, which went on to merge with US Interactive LLC.

Despite his success in setting up business venture after another, he has also been successful in helping others, especially those who are economically disadvantaged. Not only that, he has helped physically disadvantaged children get better access to technology so that they don’t find themselves on the wrong side of the digital divide. He succeeded in putting together a multimedia education platform for children with Multiple Sclerosis.

In fact, he was one of the main people behind a private social media network named Starbright World, where children with disabilities can network with others, privately. He continues to live in the Los Angeles area with his wife and four children.

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