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Issue #255
New Year 2015


Cover Profile

Sir Martin Sorrell

By Sarah Lehat

A master class in communication with Sir Martin Sorrell.


Andrew Ashe and Jamie Stuart: Class Act

By Julie Jacobs

Andrew Ashe and Jamie Stuart’s onebillion movement.

Camille Zamora and Monica Yunus: Standing Ovation

By Julie Jacobs

With Sing for Hope, Camille Zamora and Monica Yunus are taking performances from stage to street.

Greg Asbed and Lucas Benitez: Food Fight

By Nancy A. Ruhling

Greg Asbed and Lucas Benitez aren’t just battling against the system—they’re winning.

Johann Olav Koss: Play Time

By Nancy A. Ruhling

In the middle of dominating the Olympics, Johann Olav Koss found his calling.

Howard and Cindy Rachofsky: The House of Rachofsky

By N.C. Maisak

Howard and Cindy Rachofsky are guardians of a super-collection in Dallas.


  • Gates Foundation commits $500 million to end malaria
  • HUD launches $1 billion competition
  • Howard Lutnick donates to Haverford College
  • Salesforce donates more than money
  • Prince Harry rolls for vets
  • GoPro founders give $500 million
  • Zuckerberg and Chan give $25 million
  • Munger builds home for physicists
  • $5 million for research in Texas
  • 8-year-old helps police
  • Potatoes getting sweet $12.4 million gift
  • Behavioral Health getting a boost from the Samuel Goldwyn Foundation
  • iPhone line draws big donation
  • Record medical shipment for Africa
  • Perenchio will contribute $500 million to LACMA
  • Former Apple CFO gives $20 million to Cal Poly


  • Appeal of Conscience Honors Barra, Iger, and Nieto
  • Mattel Party on the Pier
  • Baby Buggy Summer Dinner
  • ADL Awards Schmidt, Peres
  • Clooney Honored as Humanitarian
  • Friends of the FIDF
  • Creative Coalition Spotlight Awards Gala Dinner
  • One for the Boys Karaoke Event
  • Breakthrough Prizes Gala

The Index

The Lifestyles 360°

Big Gifts

  • $150 million to Harvard University
  • $125 million to start eponymous health center
  • $30.5 million to help cities
  • $10 million to Opportunity Village in Vegas
  • $5 million gift to White House Visitor Center

First Person:Gail Asper

An amazing journey from idea to icon.

Five Questions: Robin Bronk

Robin Bronk and The Creative Coalition