COMPANY: Allen & Company, Coca-Cola
INDUSTRY: Media & Finance
WHAT MAKES HIM HAUTE: Renowned as one of the most formidable advisers to media moguls, Allen aided Google in going public. He is president and CEO of Allen & Company and a director of both The Coca-Cola Company and the Convera Corporation. Each summer, he hosts a summit for media company executives in Sun Valley, Idaho. In recent years, this annual meeting of the minds has shifted from old school print executives to new school technology wizards.