Mr. Fisher is the founder of Gap Inc., an international specialty retail clothing chain. He is Chairman Emeritus and a director of Gap Inc. He also was Chief Executive Officer of Gap Inc. from 1969 to 1995. Mr. Fisher is a member of the California State Board of Education. His term expires in 2010.
Mr. Fisher amassed one of the world’s most important modern-art collections. He and his wife, Doris, have donated $60-million since 2000 to the nonprofit charter-school operator KIPP and $40-million to Teach for America.more » « less