2. Meg Whit­man

$3.8 bil­lion

Forbes Middle East - - LEADERBOAR­D • RICHEST SELF–MADE WOMEN -

Age: 62 Res­i­dence: Los An­ge­les Self-made Score: 6

The tech vet­eran who ran eBay for a decade and later helped steer Hewlett-Packard’s split into HP Inc. and Hewlett Packard en­ter­prise is now build­ing short-form video com­pany Quibi with Dis­ney alum Jef­frey Katzen­berg. Since join­ing Quibi last March as CEO, Whit­man has helped raise $1 bil­lion ahead of the plat­form’s 2020 launch. More re­cently, she in­vested in L.A. e-sports com­pany Im­mor­tals Gam­ing Club, gain­ing her­self a seat on the board.

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