Biographies

Read more about the Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs.

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  • Anthony Pereira

  • In 1998, Anthony founded altPOWER, Inc., a renewable energy design and construction firm based in Manhattan with a primary focus on solar electric systems. Within 10 years, he has built altPOWER into one of the most successful and respected renewable energy businesses in the Northeast United States. Anthony and altPOWER are currently looking to expand abroad and are putting together proposals for projects in Asia and Europe.Learn more about altPOWER under www.altpower.com

 
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  • Tomohisa Miyauchi

  • Tomohisa Miyauchi is one of the brightest young sparks in the Japanese architecture scene today. In 2002, he founded Issho Architecture which has many on-going projects in Japan, ranging from a Soba noodle shop to an eco friendly hotel on the island of Iriomote. Issho collaborates with leading specialists in a variety of fields to bring innovation in environmental and spiritual design. He is keen to expand his vision to the West.Learn more about Issho Architecture under www.issho.com

 
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  • Jenny Ji

  • Profiled recently in the New York Times, fashion designer Jenny Ji studied economics in the hope of becoming a teacher. But throughout this period, China's economy was changing dramatically and Jenny graduated at the cusp of a time when a new generation of entrepreneurs were born. The word “fashion designer” did not exist in Chinese until the 1990’s. Jenny has recently opened her third boutique in Shanghai and is paving the way for future Chinese fashion creatives.Learn more about La Vie Fashion under www.lavie.com

 
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  • James Day

  • James Day became a professional golfer at the age of 16 and having spent a few years as a golf coach spotted a gap in the market for players wanting to practice without having to travel outside the city centre. He launched his first venue in 2004, in Soho London. James is keen to expand Urban Golf into Asia, where golf is very popular but can be expensive. He wants to make golf accessible to everyone, in city centres around the world.Learn more about Urban Golf under www.urbangolf.co.uk

 
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