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Top 100 Most Influential Peopl

New York’s Top 100 Most Influential People

The Observer recently released a list of the 100 Most Influential New Yorkers from the past 25 years. And while 100 people might sound like a lot, consider the fact that there are currently more than 8 million people living in New York City, and in the past 25 years many more have also lived—and […]

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Cultivators of Culture: Thomas Uger

Thomas Uger is a businessman and cultivator of culture. An executive at private equity giant Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR), he has navigated a successful career. But like all of the people we profile at Cultivating Culture, Thomas Uger is more than just a businessman. He’s also a lover of the arts and a man of […]

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George Roberts

Cultivators of Culture: George R. Roberts

It takes patronage to make art really succeed.  That has been the case since time immortal, and it is still true today.  Without patrons like George Roberts to support them, cultural organizations and events would have a hard time surviving in the modern age. Better known as being one of the co-founders of KKR, George […]

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Kenneth Mehlman

Cultivators of Culture: Kenneth Mehlman

Kenneth Mehlman is not only a top executive at private equity giant KKR. He has also proved himself a powerful political force. As the former Republican National Committee Chairman, Mehlman was one of the major players responsible for the most recent Bush’s re-election. While Mehlman has, for the moment, shed his high-profile political position for […]

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Henry Kravis

Cultivators of Culture: Henry Kravis

Henry Kravis is a legend in the fields of finance and philanthropy. After revolutionizing how the world sees private equity (namely leveraged buyouts) Kravis forged on to revamp the way society’s elite give back. Recognizing the power of education and how it fuels social consciousness, movements, and productivity, he has donated millions to both his alma […]

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The Wall Street Journal: A Puzzle Piece for Future Generations

When anthropologists and archaeologists want to acquaint themselves with past civilizations and absorb the information necessary to visualize how people lived in times long ago, they look for historical texts. Whether they come in the form of hieroglyphs, scrolls, or cave paintings, the keys to unlocking values and lifestyles of past cultures lie in the […]

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