Roger McNamee of Elevation Partners is a well-known investor in both Wall Street and Silicon Valley. But two years ago, when he invested 20 percent of his private equity fund in smart phone has-been Palm, even his biggest fans were doubters. 
He takes a few passive agressive stabs at Apple’s iPhone which should be of interest to readers here.  Also, remember that not only is Palm’s Jon Rubinstein Apple alumni, but Elevation Partner’s co-founder is ousted Apple CFO (and interim CEO between Amelio and Jobs), Fred Anderson, who left under not-so-nice circumstances.

How rich is he?  He’s "I don’t give a FSCK about what my hair looks like" rich.


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