Silicon Valley's Humble Billionaire

Photograph by Martin Dee/UBC

It’s a Saturday afternoon in Palo Alto, Calif., and there goes David Cheriton, navigating the Silicon Valley suburb’s tony downtown on his bike. “That guy is a billionaire,” I tell my family. “Really? He looks like he could be a homeless guy,” responds my wife.

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