The 17th Karmapa
Born in 1985, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje is the head of the 900 year old Karma Kagyu Lineage and guide to millions of Buddhists around the world. Currently, the Karmapa resides in his temporary home at Gyuto Monastery in India after making a dramatic escape from Tibet in the year 2000. Karma Triyana Dharmachakra is his North American seat, and Tampa Bay Karma Thegsum Choling is one of the regional centers.
You can read much more about His Holiness and his many activities here.