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Success in the Business World

There are many reports of how well philosophy majors do in the world of business and how much the business world benefits from philosophical skills. Many of the world's most successful CEOs and entrepreneurs were philosophy majors. This includes the cofounder of PayPal, Peter Thiel; cofounder of LinkedIn, Reid Hoffman; cofounder of Flickr, Stewart Butterfield; Google in-house director of engineering: Damon Horowitz; former CEO of Hewlett-Packard, Carly Fiorina; hedge fund manager, George Soros , and many others.

Influence in the World At Large