Manoj Bhargava By: Micah george, Melanie reif, Jeff Granger and Erin Wassem

An entrepreneur known for caffeinating the world is determined to make it a better place

"My job, I think, is to make complex simple"


  • Born in India in 1953
  • Moved to Philadelphia, PA in 1967
  • Attended Princeton University then dropped out after one year
  • Went back to India and lived as a monk for 12 years
  • Came back to the US and worked for his parents PVC company which he sold in 2006 for $20 million


  • Founder and CEO of Innovations Ventures LLC
  • Released 5-Hour energy in 2003
  • Sales grew to $1 Billion by 2012
  • Founded Stage 2 Innovations to start focusing on alleviating human suffering
  • Net Worth of $4 Billion
“The purpose of business, in the end, is to serve society,” he says. “I want to redistribute wealth in an intelligent way.”

An ethical leader

He has pledged to give away 99% of his wealth in order to make change in the world

Focuses his efforts on researching and developing simple answers to complex issues throughout the world

Stationary bicycle

One hour and provides enough energy for 24 hours of lighting and other needs

Cost $100 to make and should be around the world today


Creates about 1000 gallons of water per hour

A ship or rig out in the ocean could run a pipe inland and relieve a whole country suffering from water

Biblical Integration

1 Peter 5:5 - Likewise, you who are younger, be subject to the elders. Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.”

Ecclesiastes 5:10 - Whoever loves money never has enough; whoever loves wealth is never satisfied with their income. This too is meaningless


Bibliography --- THIS ONE IS REGARDING HIS HUMBLE LIFESTYLE, doesnt want to be and isnt known by many people


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