Kenneth Langone was bornon 16 September 1935 in Sands Point, New York, United States. Kenneth Langone is #714 in List Billionaires People In The World. In 1978, Kenneth Langone made an early investment in Home Depot and became a cofounder with Arthur Blank and Bernard Marcus, now billionaires. The grandson of Italian immigrants, Langone dug ditches for the Long Island Expressway before he went to Bucknell University to study economics. After two years in the U.S. army, he made a name for himself on Wall Street, taking Ross Perot Sr.'s Electronic Data Systems public in 1968.
Bernard Baruch said "I got rich by selling soon." I got rich by never selling.
Langone is portrayed by actor Ray Iannicelli in the 2017 HBO Films production The Wizard of Lies
On July 8, 2010, Geeknet announced that Kenneth Langone was elected Chairman of its Board of Directors and is now serving as CEO
In 2008, Kenneth and Elaine Langone made an unrestricted $200 million gift—the largest in the Medical Center's history—and the NYU Medical Center was subsequently renamed the NYU Elaine A
He was a codefendant with Richard Grasso in the 2004 prosecution by Eliot Spitzer over a controversial package of $139
Langone served on the board of General Electric in 2001
"He was elected as director of Yum! Brands effective October 7, 1997, and is a member of the Audit Committee
In 1974, Langone left to form a new firm, named Invemed – a venture capital firm
In 1969, Langone would be named Pressprich’s president
In 1968 Langone met and wooed Ross Perot into letting Pressprich handle Electronic Data Systems's IPO
In the early 1960s, Langone began his career at a Wall Street financial services company named R
, KSG (born September 16, 1935) is an American businessman, investor, and philanthropist, best known for organizing financing for the founders of The Home Depot