Lawrence Ho

Entrepreneur

Hong Kong

Businessman Lawrence Ho knows how to dazzle and entertain — creating awe-inspiring entertainment venues is his job description. Ho serves as the CEO of Melco Crown Entertainment, a Hong Kong-based company that focuses on gaming, entertainment and leisure. He’s the man behind mega-complex City of Dreams, a luxury casino resort on Macau’s Cotai Strip. Studio City is Ho’s latest gaming resort located on the southern side the strip (it will have a movie studio theme when it opens in 2015). Ho is also deeply involved in community service efforts and has received numerous accolades for his leadership and entrepreneurial achievements.