Michael Bloomberg is the founder, CEO, and owner of Bloomberg L.P., a global financial information, media, and software company that bears his name. On a daily basis, business leaders draw on insight from Bloomberg’s team of more than 2,700 journalists and analysts from across 120 countries .
The business titan, worth an estimated $54 billion, has joined the giving pledge, meaning he will be donating at least half of his wealth to philanthropic causes.
Bloomberg has been an influential political figure, serving as the 108th Mayor of New York City between 2002 and 2013. Since 2007 he has not been affiliated with a political party, although he backed Hilary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign.
Despite consistent speculation, Bloomberg announced that he would not run for the US Presidency in 2020.Tags: journalism