Wes Edens The Visionary Investor
At position 962 on the current Forbes billionaire list is Wes Eden. Wes Eden is a New Yorker and a family man with a spouse and four children. The self-made billionaire made his money at Fortress investment managers, a company which he together with four others cofounded. The company would later merge with a Japanese franchise- SoftBank- in a deal that allowed Fortress Investment group to be an independent partner still based in New York.Wes Eden is a Bachelor’s holder in Finance and Business Administration from Oregon State University. Before joining Fortress Investment, Wes Eden had worked with various companies including; California Loans and Savings, Merrill Lynch, Smith Barney. He could come later in the late 1990s to join Randal Nardone and Robert Kauffman and together they could co-found Fortress Investment.
Later in the early 2000s, Fortress management team would be joined by two other principals, and along they have propelled the company to a leader in the financial world.Fortress investment employee’s reviews are a clear indication of how much the leadership is working to make the environment in the workplace conducive. One of the critical values instilled in any employee of the company is the customer is the priority. Managing their customer’s assets and maximizing potential is all they live to do. With an excellent compensation strategy of the company for its employees, it’s no doubt it’s a dream work location for anyone.Apart from his involvement in Fortress, Wes Eden is a definite sports enthusiast. His investments in the sports industry evidence this. In 2014, alongside Marc Lasry, they acquired Milwaukee Bucks, a sports team within the National Basketball Association.
Since then they have embarked on rebranding themselves while seeking glory.Being the visionary business partner he is, Wes Eden has taken an early opportunity to grab the chance to invest in e-sports ‘League of Legends’. With his brand the FlyQuest it’s clear that they are out in search of greatness. FlyQuest is out in search of a great experience regarding competition and winning glories in that space.FlyQuest aims to grow to be a global brand, and in this, they seek to effectively utilize the business partnerships and the networks created by Wes Eden over the years to grow into the status fast. The growth also will require expertise to ensure that it is sustainable even as we enter the future of sports.