Click to view a price quote on AMZN. : He has $111 billion burning a hole in his pocket. He admittedly made a mistake not betting on Jeff Bezos and Amazon (AMZN) . He has dabbled in technology via a high-profile bet on Apple (AAPL) . He knows industrial companies better than any 30-year-old investment banker. He knows the electric car industry by way of a September 2008 investment in Chinese electric car maker BYD Auto.