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Jeffrey Carlton

Jeffrey Carlton

The Heart and Vascular Institute of Hoag Hospital in California has been renamed after generous Los Angeles County businessman Jeffrey Carlton. The decision comes after Carlton, who died from heart problems in 2012, bequeathed a surprise $53 million from...

Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Michael Bloomberg

Michael R. Bloomberg is perhaps best known for having held the title of Mayor of New York City for three consecutive terms from 2001. More recently, in 2014, he was appointed Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change for...

Laura and John Arnold

John and Laura Arnold

John Arnold is an exceptional individual. It is widely publicised that he retired at the age of 38, but that is not the whole story; he retired from paid work. He and his wife, Laura, are now devoted to...

Paul Allen

Paul Allen

Founder of the Paul G Allen Family Foundation, American business magnate Paul Allen has long been regarded as one of the world’s most charitable people. Over his lifetime, it is estimated that he has given over $1.5 billion to...

Irwin and Joan Jacobs

Irwin and Joan Jacobs

As a co-founder of wireless communications company Qualcomm, Irwin Jacobs, together with his wife Joan, has long had a commitment to supporting the sciences, both within the San Diego Area and at their alma mater, Cornell University. Irwin and...