156. Jeffrey Skoll
The ebay executive turned philanthropist and film producer was awarded the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy in June. His Skoll Foundation, which supports social entrepreneurs, and his Skoll Global Threats fund, which focuses on big problems like global pandemics, have given out $600 million. His Participant Media coproduced Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, which debuted in July—a followup to Gore’s 2006 film, An Inconvenient Truth. He shut down his Pivot TV, a cable channel aimed at Millennials, in late 2016 after failing to find enough viewers.