“Most men choose principal over principle. I think Wash was one of the few that chose principle over principal.” – Endika Aboitiz
“Don’t be a blind contrarian, be an intelligent iconoclast – informed by careful analysis and often expressed in unusual ﬁnancial metrics that were distinctly different from industry or Wall Street.”
Alibaba is a company that is 18 years old, and it dreams of 2 billion customers all over the world and a trillion dollars of revenue by its 20th anniversary. Of that number of customers, 1.2 billion will be from outside China.
“Let’s not wait for the air to be too hard to breathe for us to start something. We need to be proactive rather than reactive. In a world where the only thing constant is change… then we need to know when to embrace what change is good.”
“Earlier this year, we flew a jeepney to QEV Tech Barcelona’s R&D center to assess how to improve their electrification and we are working on that. We could not wait so we brought in to Manila a half a dozen QEV engineers to work with a local jeepney manufacturing expert, the original makers of the jeepney themselves, the Saraos, to finally convert our quaint and unique jeepneys to electric.”