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The LA Times’ Executive Editor, Norman Pearlstine, on Lessons He’s Learned over Five Decades in Journalism

Norman Pearlstine, whose distinguished five-decade publishing career includes top editorial posts at Time...

Building a Family Foundation with ETCO Homes President Afshin Etebar

With more than 600 luxury residential units slated for completion by 2021, Afshin Etebar and Etco Homes are...

The Co-Founder of Harry’s Shares How To Stay Ahead of the Competition

Harry’s Co-founder Andy Katz-Mayfield is modernizing men’s hygiene by expanding the company’s mammoth...

Kobe Bryant and Jeff Stibel are Changing the Playing Field

The NBA legend and serial entrepreneur have joined forces to lead a $100M investment fund focused on...

Nelson and Christopher Rising: Elevating the Conversation

With a $300M commitment to invest in Los Angeles and eight other Western U.S. markets, Nelson and Chris...

Chris DeWolfe: His Space at the Top

Chris DeWolfe’s entrepreneurial instincts paid huge dividends for the pioneering social media platform...

Laurie M. Tisch: Perfecting the Art of Philanthropy

Laurie M. Tisch believes in leveling the playing field for all New Yorkers—and has granted more than $100M...

Brian Grazer: The Most Curious Man in Hollywood

An active imagination and questioning everything have led ­Brian Grazer to the top in both TV and film

Steven F. Udvar-Házy Is Making the World a Smaller Place

After immigrating from communist Hungary and pioneering the airline leasing industry more than 40 years ago,...

Kobe Bryant and Jeff Stibel are Changing the Playing Field

The NBA legend and serial entrepreneur have joined forces to lead a $100M investment fund focused on...

Nicolas Berggruen: An All-In Mentality

Nicolas Berggruen built his fortune while cultivating an expansive worldview; now he’s harnessing the...

Allyson Felix & Janet Evans: Investing in Gold

Olympic heroes and SoCal natives Janet Evans (R) and Allyson Felix (L) are channeling their competitive drive...

Blackline Founder Therese Tucker: Bring on the SaaS

From a farm in Illinois to the first female founder and CEO of a venture-backed LA public company: How...