Elizabeth Holmes

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Benjamin Wachenje

Title: Founder and CEO, Theranos

Born: February 3, 1984

Education: Stanford University (dropped out)

Early Marker: While a teenager living in China, she sold C++ compilers to local universities.

Big Idea: Blood diagnosis using just drops of blood.

Wave of the Future: Health care, telemedicine

Latest Special Reports

  • Piggybanks navigating a maze

    Americans are still shaken by the pandemic and the volatility of the markets. Many are working to manage the impact on their retirement and savings. The implications of the pandemic and economic volatility and changes in tax laws bring new considerations for individuals and especially those retirees planning for and managing future finances.

  • The Workforce Wire provides news and information on what employers and executives are doing to adapt to the ever-changing workplace.

  • Financial advisors stress that now is the time for investors to get serious about year-end financial planning checkup.

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