Tag: Bill Gates

  • David Rockefeller and His Legendary Rolodex of Index Cards

    It would’ve been a typical sibling rivalry, except David happened to be David Rockefeller, grandson of esteemed oil baron John D. Rockefeller. He longed to live up to the Rockefeller name and its outsized legacy of business and philanthropic success. “John, of course, had the name,” David wrote. “Of all the children, John was the […]

  • From The (Previously) Richest Man In the World

    From 2010 through 2013, Carlos Slim Helú held the title as the wealthiest man on Earth. Briefly overtaking Bill Gates title was a big deal at the time. Slim has a storied career. He grew his wealth investing in wide variety of Mexican industries when no one else would: construction, soft drink companies, printing, real […]