Occupation: Founder and CEO of Foxconn
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Chances are that at least one gadget in your possession was made courtesy of this Taiwan billionaire, who founded electronics partsmaker Foxconn, now China's largest single exporter. With dozens of city-sized factories across China and over 1 million people in its employ, the company represents both the best (efficiency Henry Ford would envy) and the worst (a spate of employee suicides and allegations of environmental abuse) of the Chinese economic engine.
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