Issue 247: Fall 2013

    In This Issue


    Big Givers: Charles and Lisa Simonyi

    $100 million in 10 years provides access to excellence.

    Five Questions: Richard Goodstone

    Marketing for music festivals.

    First Person: Hanson

    Hanson drinks it all in.


    The Entertainment List

    We listen to their music and watch their movies, but some entertainers’ most memorable performances happen far
    from the bright lights of sets and studios.

    Charitable Athletes

    Using their good fortune to give back to those who need it most.

    Alma Mater

    These alumni are ready to give back to the institutions that helped shape them.


    Cover Profile

    Jeff Skoll

    By Matthew Simmons

    Jeff Skoll’s aw-shucks dominance of Hollywood.

    Martha Plimpton

    By Rena Godfrey

    From child star to leading lady, you’ve got to give Martha Plimpton an A.

    Jesse Tyler Ferguson

    By Nancy A. Ruhling

    Sitcom star Jesse Tyler Ferguson doesn’t just wear a bow tie for fashion; he wears it for change.

    Liam Murphy

    By Kimberly Greene

    Bieber had a favorite teacher. So did Miley. Liam Murphy wants people to recognize that the right classroom can change lives.

    Kristin Bauer

    By Kimberly Greene

    Kristin Bauer is in a fight she thought already ended.

    Scott Neeson

    By Julie Jacobs

    Scott Neeson traded a career as a movie exec for a role rescuing Cambodian children. And what did he get in return? Everything.

    Kyle Petty

    By Amy Soberano

    If his family is NASCAR royalty, then Kyle Petty is the crown prince of giving back.

    Kevin O’Leary

    By Nancy A. Ruhling

    In the boardroom—and on-camera—with Kevin O’Leary.


    • Louis Vuitton and ONEXONE host “An Exceptional Journey”
    • Young Philanthropy Event
    • NYC Ballet Spring Gala
    • The Crystal Party
    • Adelsons Honored By Values
    • Life Ball
    • Hollywood Domino Gala
    • MoMA’s Party in the Garden

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