Jazz critic, music historian, and author of eleven books including "Music: A Subversive History," "The Jazz Standards: A Guide to the Repertoire," "The History of Jazz," and "Delta Blues." Founder of Stanford University's jazz studies program.
Business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. Co-founder of Microsoft and key figure in the microcomputer revolution of the 1970s and 1980s.
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Billionaire investor and hedge fund manager. Co-founder and co-chief investment officer of Bridgewater Associates since 1985.
Business magnate and investor. Founder, chairman, CEO, and chief technology officer of SpaceX. Angel investor, CEO, product architect, and former chairman of Tesla, Inc. Owner, chairman, and CTO of X Corp. Founder of the Boring Company. Co-founder of Neuralink and OpenAI. President of the Musk Foundation.
English computer scientist, essayist, entrepreneur, investor, and author. Known for his work on the programming language Lisp, co-founding Viaweb (later Yahoo! Store), and co-founding Y Combinator.
Entrepreneur and investor. Co-founder, chairman, and former CEO of AngelList. Notable early-stage investments in over 200 companies including Uber, FourSquare, Twitter, and