Ken Langone is a co-founder of Home Depot and the founder and chairman of Invemed Associates LLC. He received a B.A. from Bucknell University and an M.B.A. from New York University’s Stern School of Business. He serves on the Board of Overseers of the Stern School and on the Board of Trustees of New York University, as well as serving as chairman of the Board of Trustees of New York University Medical Center.
The Interview discusses:
• The most important determinants of a successful business
• His fantastic book I Love Capitalism
• The importance of risk taking
• How he was able to convince Ross Perot to let him take his company public
• How Ken was able to co-found The Home Depot
• How he incentives employees and business partners
• Why he turned down an investment with Bernie Madoff
• The importance of not being complacent.
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