20 Mar '12, 11am

From AOL to Revolution: Steve Case's second act

From AOL to Revolution: Steve Case's second act

Steve Case is having a pretty good second act. Case, as you surely remember, led America Online to glory and riches during the Internet boom. The first Internet firm to go public, AOL was the best performing stock of the 1990s, with a 11,616% (!!) return. That put the upstart in a position to acquire media giant Time Warner, in the largest merger in business history -- and one of the most ill-fated. Case, who is 53, is back, and he’s busy, as the chairman and CEO of Revolution, a company that “invests in people and ideas that can change the world"; as chairman of the Case Foundation , which is mostly run by his wife Jean; as chairman of the Startup America Partnership , a nonprofit that supports startups in a variety of ways; and as a member of the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness , which has him advocating bipartisan legislation to make financing for startu...

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