Li Ka-shing is The CEO Magazine's inspiring rags-to-riches cover story for October. Find out how he built an extraordinary business empire from scratch over seven decades. From refugee to business tycoon, his wealth is sitting at around US$30 billion, making him the richest billionaire in Hong Kong. You can also read about how new CEOs can be prepared for the demands facing business leaders in today’s fast-paced world; how AI-powered organisations are dealing with complex ethical challenges; and how companies can be prepared for gen Z fast joining the ranks as today’s new leaders. Plus, we talk to Asia’s top executives about purpose, passion and their journey to the top, and take a peek at the world’s best superyachts.