Title and Description Page
Education and Early Career 1
Choosing University of Wisconsin. Athletic scholarship. Majoring in business. Leaving professional basketball tryouts. Attending University of Wisconsin for MBA. Hired by Smith Barney. Moved to San Francisco in 1966.
Robertson, Coleman, and Siebel 2
Formed investment banking firm in 1969. Underwriting technology companies. Building the firm into the best outside New York. Starting money management firm in 1977. Learning the technology sector. Relationship of investment banking and venture capital. Managing money with the market volatility of the 1970s.
Conservation International 5
Joining the board on start-up in 1987. Childhood in the outdoors. Ranch owner. Peter Seligmann and formation of Conservation International. Changes to conservation thanks to Conservation International. Ecotourism. Center for Applied Biodiversity Science.
Gordon E. Moore and Conservation International 7
Praise for Gordon E. Moore. Moore's support and credibility. Geographical areas of support for Conservation International. Center for Applied Biodiversity Science and need to coordinate conservation groups. Idea for grantors to insist on collaboration of conservation groups.
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation 10
Lew Coleman. Foundation launch. Joining the foundation's board of directors. Foundation's pledge to Conservation International. Betty Irene Moore Nursing Initiative. Gordon E. Moore's approach to conservation. Involvement of Moore children on foundation board. Edward E. Penhoet. Challenges ahead.
Closing thoughts on Gordon E. Moore.