Sam is the visionary and macro strategist for a broad network of companies. For nearly 50 years he has identified and applied fundamental principles that transcend industries, geographies and economies. Sam has founded or built hundreds of companies and created thousands of jobs.
“I spend almost my entire day listening. I ask questions, I probe, I raise possibilities.”
Sam often communicates through storytelling — from fictional parodies to custom-designed music boxes, amusing t-shirts, cartoons and indescribable events. His signature creative expressions are his calling card.
“I am part of the great American dream, an entrepreneurial movement like none other in the world.”
Sam has been a pioneer in entrepreneurship education. His sponsorship began in 1981 at University of Michigan with a national contest inviting any academic in any field to write a syllabus for a course on the topic. Today he has a global network of graduates from his programs in the U.S. and Israel.
The Tim Ferriss Show, January 23, 2020In this episode, we have Peter interviewing Sam Zell, a legendary dealmaker and investor. Sam is the Chairman of Equity Group Investments, and he was recognized by Forbes as one of the “100 Greatest Living Business Minds” in 2017.