12 of Forbes’ 100 Richest Tech Billionaires Who Have Ties to AV

Microsoft and Samsung big-shots, as well as founders of surveillance and IoT companies are just a few billionaires who made their fortunes in the AV and technology fields.

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There are plenty of AV tech folks who have seen a lot of success working in the technology field, but few who can call themselves true billionaires.

While they are few and far between, we compiled a list of 12 billionaire entrepreneurers and businessmen with ties to the AV industry with help from forbes.com’s list of “The 100 Richest Tech Billionaires In The World In 2016.”

Some found their fortune starting up their own tech company, while others took on the roles of chairmen for already established, well known tech giants.

Also See: 40 CI Influencers Under 40: Class of 2016

From Microsoft‘s founder Bill Gates to Samsung Electronics’ chairman Lee Kun-Hee, these billionaires know about technology, AV, and how to make it big in the tech industry.

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