Combining billions of dollars of their personal capital with new ideas, cutting-edge businesslike techniques, media and marketing savvy, the tech benefactors profiled in Lewis Solomon's, Tech Billionaires are attacking some of the globe’s most intractable societal problems.
In trying to make a difference in the world, these new philanthropists, dubbed “philanthrocapitalists”
Featured philanthropists include:
• Bill and Melinda Gates (Microsoft founder and his wife)
• Pierre Omidyar (eBay founder)
• Jeffrey Skoll (former eBay president)
• Stephen Case (ex-chairman of AOL Time Warner)
• Sergey Brinn, Larry Page (co-founders of Google)
About the Author:
Lewis D. Solomon is Van Vleck Research Professor of Law at George Washington University Law School. A prolific author on legal, business, public policy, and religious topics, he has written widely in areas of social and scientific policy that deal with legal issues including The Privatization of Space Exploration (Transaction)
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