Chamath Palihapitiya is the Founder and Managing Partner of The Social+Capital Partnership – a venture capital fund based in Palo Alto, CA that incubates and invests in breakthrough companies in healthcare, education, financial services, mobile and enterprise software.
Preceding his focus as an investor, Chamath was the longest tenured member of Facebook's senior executive team and helped drive its ascension to one of the most important companies in the world.
Prior to Facebook, Chamath had leading roles at The Mayfield Fund, and Winamp
In addition to his focus at the fund, Chamath is Owner and Director of the NBA's Golden State Warriors.
Chamath was born in Sri Lanka, grew up in Canada, and graduated with a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo.
Co-Founder + Chairman
Jan 1, 2013
Founder and Executive Chairman of the Board
Vice President and General Manager, AIM+ICQ
Owner and Director of the NBA’s Golden State Warriors
Owner and Executive Chairman of the Board
Founder, CEO and Board Director
Product and Business Development
Advisory Roles (15)Update
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