If there is anything to take away from analyzing the history and agenda of George Soros, it is that he not just a business man. He is a people person just as well, if not twice over. And, the rights and welfare of people are just important to him as having financial security. In fact, he only really has the ambition of wealth so that he can help others. And, he knows the details of how money can combat injustice.
How it turns out that George Soros stays one step ahead of trends in the business world to fill in the gaps within political walls is intriguing. It is a matter of fact that his relationship with extreme government regimes, personal freedoms and conflicting agendas is close and long running. He comes from a non-practicing Jewish family. And as a result, the Nazi occupation of his homeland during his childhood forces some decisions form his parents that, over time, affect his mindset to protect the personal liberties of individuals. As a side note, the Soros name is not Jewish, and it origins are most unique.
Following these turn of events, the Soros family relocates to England where George receives and education in finance from the London School of Economics. From there, he joins a brokerage firm by the name of Singer and Friedlander. With enough money saved, he does what so many around the world dream of and makes a big move New York, NY. He works on Wall Street but does not really care for it. Eventually, he makes his way into being a portfolio manager for an investment bank that goes by the name of Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder. Around this time, he calls the United States home and stays as a permanent resident.
For a while, the events of his life pretty much resemble many other people, in the since that they include the things that people do in a simple lifetime. He serves his employer with competence and loyalty. He works to make a financially secure and comfortable life for himself. He finds a wife and starts a family that includes beautiful children. However, he does something else that only a few men have the capacity and ability to do. He rises through the ranks of the hierarchy at his job to acquire specific and specialized skillsets. These skills turn out to be quite applicable in his personal and professional life. Read more about George at Washington Times.
To this end, he begins establishing funds. It all starts with the Double Eagle Fund, which is eventually renamed to the Quantum Fund. This event coincide George’s establishing Soros fund Management, along with colleagues form Bleichroeder. These business relationships usher in his philanthropic acts and institutions under the umbrella of the OSF (Open Society Foundation). These foundations cornerstones are freedom, democracy, rule of law, human rights social justice and philanthropy. Read more on NYTimes.com.