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Michael Krasny

President, Sawdust Investment Management Corp.
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Net worth 2018: $1.39 Billion
Industry: Technology
Residence: Highland Park, Illinois
Country: United States
Children: 1
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
BIOGRAPHY

Michael Krasny was born in Highland Park, Illinois, United States, is President, Sawdust Investment Management Corp.. Michael Krasny is #1643 in List Billionaires People In The World. In 1981 Michael Krasny, an out-of-work college graduate from University of Illinois with a passion for technology, placed a $3 ad in the Chicago Tribune to sell his IBM personal computer. The huge response the ad received transformed the then-28-year-old into an entrepreneur. Krasny founded Computer Discount Warehouse in 1984 as an online store for IT products. The son of an auto dealer, he took the company public in 1993 and then retired from leadership in 2001. In 2007 the company was bought out by Madison Dearborn Partners for $7.3 billion and Krasny has maintained a low profile ever since. He is listed as president of Sawdust Investment Management Corp. He is an active donor to Jewish causes and medical research through his Circle of Service Foundation.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$1.1 Billion

2010

$1 Billion

2011

$1.1 Billion

2012

$1.1 Billion

2013

$1.1 Billion

2014

$1.2 Billion

2015

$1.3 Billion

2016

$1.2 Billion

2017

$1.4 Billion

2018

$1.39 Billion

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