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Gordon Moore

Sunday, January 15th, 2012

Moore is the co-founder of the Intel Corporation, and since 1997, he has served as the Chairman Emeritus. In 2001, Moore and his wife donated $600 million to Caltech, the largest monetary gift ever given to an institution of higher learning. The library center for Mathematical Sciences at the University of Cambridge is named after […]

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Marissa Mayer

Sunday, January 15th, 2012

Mayer joined Google in 1999 as the company’s first female engineer and her role has only increased since then. She is now VP of local and location-based products, in charge of the brand’s next venture – maps and geo-location services. She is also on Google’s operating committee. At just age 36, this is one haute […]

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Joe Lonsdale

Sunday, January 15th, 2012

In 2004, he founded Palantir Technologies, a private company that works on analyzing, integrating, and visualizing data that is used by the government and several financial organizations.  He is the president of Anduin Ventures and the CEO of Addepar.  Along with Peter Thiel, he was a founder of PayPal and an early executive of Clarium […]

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Omid Kordestani

Sunday, January 15th, 2012

Another billionaire who has Google to thank for the bottom line of his bank account, Kordestani semi-retired as the senior vice president of global sales and business development. Today he is advising the execs and powers that be; he is listed on the Google management site as senior adviser, office of the CEO and Founders. […]

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Vinod Khosla

Sunday, January 15th, 2012

Silicon Valley’s preeminent eco investor—named No. 1 venture capitalist by both Fortune and Forbes—Khosla invested more than $300 million of his personal fortune into start-up green technologies. Khosla was formerly a general partner at Kleiner Perkins and founder of Sun Microsystems. He created venture capital firm Khosla Ventures in 2004 to build businesses for the […]

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