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6. Roelof Botha
Roelof Botha
Age: 36

A venture capitalist at Sequoia Capital, Botha is best known for his early investment in YouTube.

The onetime CFO of PayPal also oversees Sequoia's investments in eHarmony, Xoom, and Insider Pages.

Before VC work, Botha earned his chops as a McKinsey consultant.

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