Soros Fund Management CEO, George Soros

George Soros was born in the Kingdom of Hungary in a city called Budapest. He has come from far and today he happens to be the 19th richest man in the World. He is a World forex guru and has made billions from forex markets. George Soros family existed during a time of war and since they were Jewish, they had to change their family name in order for them to be able to protect themselves from persistent uprising. He endured one of the most troubling periods in life and Soros name came after they changed their name from Schwartz. Soros was a good name because, according to the Hungarian language, Soros means “next in line”. It also has a meaning called designated successor. At age 13, Nazi Germany became a threat to the Hungarian residents and Jewish children were denied the right to attend classes. The family of George Soros had a very difficult time trying to give the young Soros access to education. They even bought documents that could show that they were all Christians. There was even a time they got saved from the Siege of Budapest in the year 1945 that involved house to house operation and more information click here.

George Soros quench for education was very high and he relocated to England as an immigrant to study. He wanted to advance his education and went to London School School of Economics and studied a bachelors of arts degree in Philosophy.He went back to the same University and graduated in the year 1954 with a masters degree in Philosophy. Soros while at school used to work as a waiter and also a railway porter. George Soros even after graduated ended up tarmacking in search of a good career. He wrote so many application letters and that period happened to be among the lowest moments in his life. He struggled to meet his daily needs and as an immigrant, he had a very difficult moment adapting to such difficult life and learn more about George Soros.

George Soros after many attempts got a job at Singer & Friedlander. It was an entry position and he had to do with commitment and hard work. While at the company, he was referred by a friend to F.M. Mayer in 1956. At the company, he specialized with European Stocks. He left the company in the year 1959 and got a job at Wertheim and Co and continued working as European Stock analyst. He wanted to save $500,000 that would be enough to take him back to England. He started expanding his career and started publishing several theories i.e, reflexivity which borrowed ideas from the famous Karl Popper. He also left for Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder whereby he worked as the company’s vice president and follow his Twitter.

George Soros later left the company and formed his own fund management. It is called Soros Fund and has been in operation since then. He has been able to make billions of money through his businesses. He is also a great philanthropist and is recognized across the whole globe and George Soros’s lacrosse camp.