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Leonard Riggio is the Founder and Executive Chairman of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), a Fortune 500 company, which is the world’s largest bookseller.  With over 1,300 retail and Barnes & Noble College bookstores nationwide, the company he founded employs approximately 35,000 booksellers.  Mr. Riggio is also the Founder and largest shareholder of GameStop (NYSE: GME), which operates 7,000 stores worldwide.  In all, the enterprises in which he is involved employ almost 100,000 people.

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