J.K. Rowling, Novelist

Who wouldn’t know J.K. Rowling?! Best remembered as the author of the Harry Potter series, Rowling is probably the best novelist of our generation on children’s literature. From the time she was about 5 or 6 years old, she already showed her promise of what she could become. And true enough, Rowling realized her potential…

Peter Thiel, Investor | Tech Entrepreneur

If there’s what you could call a revolutionary investor then Peter Thiel fits the bill. Thiel, a German-American entrepreneur, made his mark co-founding PayPal with Max Levchin while serving as its CEO as well. Apart from his many ventures, he also came to be the first outside investor in Facebook. And as of March 2012,…

Mo Ibrahim, Philanthropist | Investor

Money. The object of most everybody’s hard work, the root of many’s greed, the reason for some people’s downfall, yet a great tool for a chosen few. If you had millions what’d you do? For Mo Ibrahim, the Sudan-born billionaire and Founder and Chairman of Satya Capital Ltd., he used his fortune to establish the…