Marc Andreessen

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Title: General partner, Andreessen Horowitz

Born: July 9, 1971, Cedar Falls, Iowa

Education: BS in computer science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Early Marker: Co-wrote the early graphical Web browser, Mosaic, precursor to Netscape Navigator.

Big Idea: Combining being a software engineer, entrepreneur, venture capitalist and advisor/board member of Silicon Valley software companies that will disrupt industry incumbents.

Wave of the Future: Tech disruptors

Latest Special Reports

  • Piggybanks navigating a maze

    Americans continue to worry about persistent inflation, ongoing market volatility and the possibility of a recession. Many are working to manage the impact on their retirement and savings. The implications of all this economic uncertainty, as well as changes in tax laws, bring new considerations for individuals and especially those retirees planning for and managing future finances.

  • Between new federal tax bill changes and underutilized deductions, CNBC finds ways to save money while filing taxes.

  • Coverage of the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland.

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