26. Ray Dalio
Founder of the world’s biggest hedge fund firm, Bridgewater Associates, which manages $160 billion, Dalio recently published Principles: Life &
Work, describing the unconventional code he has developed to run his business. His firm has been posting mixed results in recent years, and his big Pure Alpha hedge fund has struggled to show a positive performance. Dalio stepped down as CO-CEO in April and expects to be chairman for only another 3 years.