Name : Warren Buffett
Organization: Berkshire Hathaway
Sector: Financial Services
Residence: Omaha, NE
Country of citizenship: United States
Education: MS, Columbia University; BA/BS, University of Nebraska Lincoln
Career Achievements: In 1999, Buffett (Oracle of Omaha) was named the top money manager of the twentieth century in a survey by the Carson Group, ahead of Peter Lynch and John Templeton. In 2007, he was listed among Time's 100 Most Influential People in the world. In 2011, President Barack Obama awarded him the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Most recently, Buffett, along with Bill Gates, was named the most influential global thinker in Foreign Policy's 2010 report. In 2008 he was ranked by Forbes as the richest person in the world with an estimated net worth of approximately US$62 billion. In 2009, after donating billions of dollars to charity, Buffett was ranked as the second richest man in the United States with a net worth of US$37 billion.
Awards: Lifeboat Foundation's 2002 Guardian Award. He was 2007 recipient of the Berkeley Award for Distinguished Contributions to Financial Reporting.