“I believe in working hard and being successful, because success breeds success and that drives me. But it’s also about helping your immediate community, the society, the nation, and the whole world in general.”
Prince Alwaleed is perhaps best known internationally as the chairman and controlling shareholder of Kingdom Holding Company, one of the world’s most influential investment companies. Throughout the Middle East the Prince is also renowned as the owner of Rotana, the Arab world’s largest entertainment company. His prominence as a businessman was acknowledged by Time magazine, who labeled the Prince as the “Arabian Warren Buffett.”
Outside of business, Prince Alwaleed is widely respected for his philanthropic work as the founder and patron of the Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundations, dedicated to supporting global cultural understanding, disaster recovery, women’s empowerment, and community development projects in Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, and around the world.