Co-founder and managing partner, Tiger Global
A descendant of Peter Stuyvesant, the last Dutch governor of New York, Coleman may come from old money but he's minted a fortune in recent years thanks to the $6 billion Tiger Global hedge fund he started in 2001. With large investments in companies like Apple, LinkedIn (, Amazon, Google, and Facebook, the fund reportedly gained nearly 22% through September of this year. --JM )
He's a pro-customer, tightfisted risk-taker who is conditioning Wall Street to embrace his erratic earnings. If you're running a business with high margins - watch out.