Beloved AOL cofounder Jim Kimsey dead at 76
March 1, 2016 - Uncategorized
James Kimsey, the cofounder of AOL who helped run the iconic Internet company in its early days before moving on to become an influential humanitarian, budding socialite and, briefly, country musician, died this week. He was 76.
His death was confirmed on Facebook by Steve Case, AOL’s other founder, who described his friend’s “pivotal” role in creating a business that was synonymous with the Internet throughout the 1990s.
“I will forever be grateful to Jim for his leadership, his belief in me, and for his many valuable contributions to his community and his country,” Case wrote. “He was a great man, and a great American, and he will be missed.” Read more…