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Ariana Huffington and Jamie Dimon in TIME’s 100 Most Influential

Two Greek-Americans were listed among the 100 most influential people of 2011 by TIME magazine. Entrepreneur Ariana Huffington and CEO of JPMorgan, James Dimon.

Arianna Huffington (born Arianna Stassinopoulos) is a Greek American author and syndicated columnist. She is best known as co-founded the news website The Huffington Post. A popular conservative commentator in the mid-1990s, she adopted more liberal political beliefs in the late 1990s. She is the ex-wife of former Republican congressman Michael Huffington. In 2009, Huffington was named as number 12 in Forbes’ first-ever list of the Most Influential Women In Media. She has also moved up to number 42 in The Guardian’s Top 100 in Media List.

On February 7, 2011, AOL announced it would acquire The Huffington Post for US$315 million and make Huffington president and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post Media Group, which will include The Huffington Post and existing AOL properties such as Engadget, TechCrunch, Moviefone, MapQuest, Black Voices, PopEater, AOL Music, AOL Latino, AutoBlog, Patch Media, and StyleList.[

James “Jamie” Dimon is the current CEO and chairman of JPMorgan Chase & Co, and previously served as a Class A director of the Board of Directors of the New York Federal Reserve, a three year term which started January 2007. Dimon was named to Time Magazine′s 2006, 2008, 2009, and 2011 lists of the world’s 100 most influential people. James “Jamie” Dimon was born in New York City, to Theodore and Themis Dimon, of Anatolian Greek descent and attended Browning School.

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