Sacramento Kings Investors: A reading list

Published: Friday, Apr. 12, 2013 - 12:00 pm
Last Modified: Wednesday, Sep. 18, 2013 - 12:13 pm

Learn more about the men who are key to Sacramento's effort to keep the Sacramento Kings and build a new arena downtown: investment billionaire Ron Burkle, 24 Hour Fitness founder Mark Mastrov, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Vivek Ranadive, Jacobs Family of San Diego, founders of Qualcomm, local developer Mark Friedman, former Facebook executive Chris Kelly, swimsuit maker Raj Bhathal, and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs Katrina Garnett and Arjun Gupta.

THE WHALES

Sacramento's buyers for Kings coming into focus (Sacbee)

Mayor reveals 'very strong' bid to keep Kings in Sacramento (Sacbee)

MARK MASTROV

CEO bulked up 24 Hour Fitness with ideal timing (USA Today)

From the Corner Office: 24 Hours Fitness's Mark Mastrov: The 24 Hour Fitness founder is known as an innovator, but there’s more to his success than being a visionary (Success Magazine)

RON BURKLE

Dan Morain: For Burkle, it's only business (Sacbee)

The secret life of Ron Burkle: The billionaire investor and Penguins' co-owner shuns the spotlight but has a reputation as a hard-bargaining businessman (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Pittsburgh Penguins' Ron Burkle seen as possible bridge builder in NHL talks (Pittsburgh Business Times)

Enmeshed in scandal / Billionaire Ron Burkle claims to eschew the spotlight but finds himself the center of attention (San Francisco Chronicle)

Penguins investor steps out of shadows (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

VIVEK RANADIVE

Vivek Ranadivé, Chairman and CEO, Biography (TIBCO)

Owner Ranadive pushes technology for Warriors (San Francisco Chronicle)

The Man Who Knows Everything: Vivek Ranadivé wants to harness the ocean of data in this world. And save civilization (Esquire Magazine)

JACOBS FAMILY

Dr. Paul E. Jacobs, Chairman and CEO, biography (Qualcomm)

No factories, no phones, no fuss. How CEO Paul Jacobs keeps the cellphone-chip company above the fray (Forbes)

At Qualcomm, Rise of Founder’s Son Defies Hazards of Succession (New York Times)

Paul Jacobs, CEO of Qualcomm (Charlie Rose interview)

MARK FRIEDMAN

Developer aims to make old Crystal Ice plant sparkle (Sacbee)

Developers renew focus on West Sacramento (Sacramento Business Journal)

CHRIS KELLY

Ex-Facebook executive joins local bid to buy Sacramento Kings (Sacbee)

Facebook Profile (Facebook)

Facebook vet runs as outsider for AG (Sacbee)

Facebook Privacy Becomes Hot Issue In California Attorney General's Race (Huffington Post)

NAREN GUPTA

Naren Gupta Profile (Nexus Venture Partners)

A Chat With Nexus Venture’s Naren Gupta (Wall Street Journal)

Narendra Gupta Profile (Forbes)

ANDY MILLER

Andy Miller (Leap Motion Profile)

Quattro co-founder Andy Miller joins Leap Motion (CNNMoney)

Apple's Ex-iAd Chief Andy Miller Tells Us About His New Company (Business Insider)

RAJ BHATHAL

The Bhathals (Orange Coast Magazine)

OC Bidder for NBA Team in New Orleans (Orange County Business Journal)

Raj Bhathal Enjoys Taking Care of Business in a Different Field: Pro football (Los Angeles Times)

KATRINA GARNETT

Katrina A. Garnett (My Little Swans profile)

Hurricane Katrina (Forbes)

Tech's Glamour Gal: CrossWorld's Katrina Garnett uses her personality to push product (San Francisco Chronicle)

ARJUN GUPTA

Arjun Gupta (TeleSoft Partners profile)

Arjun Gupta (Aspen Institute Profile)

-- Compiled by Bee researcher Pete Basofin

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