50 Most Influential: Mark Walter
Chairman, Los Angeles Dodgers
Founder & CEO, Guggenheim Partners
CHANGE FROM 2012: -8The Dodgers’ on-field dreams this year ended in the league championship series. But off the field, Walter has led an expected transformation of the club that has included a record TV deal with Time Warner, substantial improvements to Dodger Stadium, aggressive spending on players, and big spikes in ticket, merchandise and sponsorship sales.