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Steve Case

Chairman and CEO, Revolution LLC, Co-Founder, AOL

Steve Case is one of America’s best-known and most accomplished entrepreneurs and
philanthropists, and a pioneer in making the Internet part of everyday life.  Case co-founded
AOL in 1985 and under his leadership and vision, AOL became the largest and most valuable
Internet company, driving the worldwide adoption of a medium that has transformed business
and society.
Case is Chairman and CEO of Revolution LLC, a Washington, D.C.- based investment firm that
backs entrepreneurs at every stage of their development. Revolution Growth has invested
nearly $1 billion in growth-stage companies including Sweetgreen, Tempus, DraftKings, and
Clear. Revolution Ventures has backed more than two dozen venture-stage companies,
including Framebridge and PolicyGenius. The Rise of the Rest Seed Fund has invested in more
than 200 startups in over 100 U.S. cities, in partnership with many of America’s most successful
entrepreneurs and investors.
Steve’s passion for helping entrepreneurs remains his driving force. Recently named co-chair of
the National Advisory Council for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the Council will advise on
the development of a National Entrepreneurship Strategy and continue to support policies that
will ensure America’s competitiveness globally. In 2011, he was the founding chair of the
Startup America Partnership—an effort launched at the White House to accelerate high-growth
entrepreneurship throughout the nation—and member of President Obama’s Council on Jobs
and Competitiveness where he chaired the subcommittee on entrepreneurship. 
He is also the author of bestselling books, Rise of the Rest: How Entrepreneurs in Surprising
Places are Building the New American Dream, and The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur’s Vision of
the Future.


Steve participated in the following Ocean Exploration Trust expeditions: