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Nicolas Berggruen: An All-In Mentality

Nicolas Berggruen built his fortune while cultivating an expansive worldview; now he’s harnessing the...
By Jason Dean | Editor-At-Large

Allyson Felix & Janet Evans: Investing in Gold

Olympic heroes and SoCal natives Janet Evans (R) and Allyson Felix (L) are channeling their competitive drive...
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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...
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Chris Davis: America’s Fastest Growing Company

Chris Davis has built Loot Crate into a $116M star in Los Angeles’ burgeoning e-commerce marketplace by...
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Patrick Soon-Shiong: Moonshot Man on a Mission

As the wealthiest person in Los Angeles (and the smartest person in the room), Patrick Soon-Shiong is fully...
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Troy Carter: American Visionary

From Lady Gaga to Uber, Troy Carter’s sixth sense for recognizing potential has earned him a dual position...
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John Kilroy: Riding a Wave of Success

John Kilroy’s competitive spirit is translating into big wins on land – Kilroy Realty is contributing to...
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Bob Diamond: Banking on the Future

Former Barclays CEO Bob Diamond is mining Africa’s potential with Atlas Mara, his latest venture
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Shervin Pishevar: Funding the Revolution

One of the original investors in Uber, Shervin Pishevar is doubling down on transportation as co-founder and...
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Dan Beckerman: He Shoots, He Scores

Dan Beckerman may not suit up and hit the floor during the heat of the battle, but he is a major-league...
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Lewis C. Horne: CBRE’s Space Saver

Whether scoping out workplace best practices in Amsterdam or road tripping to China with the mayor, Lewis C....
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Peter Diamandis: Eyes on the XPRIZE

Peter Diamandis’ projections are refreshingly optimistic and wildly futuristic, yet exponential...
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C.L. Max Nikias: Scaling the Walls of Higher Education

The road to the presidency – of any office – is distinguished by a series of shining achievements that...
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Frank Addante: Crossing the Rubicon

First impressions can be deceiving. At a glance, Frank Addante seems like the fresh-faced kid who just...
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Richard Meier: A White Knight of Modern Architecture

Richard Meier built the lion’s share of his reputation in New York and various spots on the map east of the...
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This Sky Has No Limit

Sky Dayton, the mastermind behind EarthLink and Boingo, is leading the smooth ride on LA’s innovation...
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Eli Broad: Unreasonable to Perfection

 Following in Eli Broad’s footsteps (quite literally), it’s impossible not to marvel at the gait of the...
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Tom Gores: Balancing Family, Business, and the Detroit Pistons

It’s less than a week since he consummated his latest and most publicly visible transaction —...
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