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TIME POTY 2015 Runner-Up: Travis Kalanick

The avatar you see when Travis Kalanick tweets doesn’t depict the 39-year-old’s puckish grin but an engraving of Alexander Hamilton. The CEO and co-founder of ride-hailing service Uber became interested in the Founding Fathers several years ago and “went deep,” consuming everything he could on Washington, Adams and Madison as well as numerous tomes on the first U.S. Treasury Secretary. more info: #FullNewsAudioAvailable


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