Joe Lonsdale is a Partner at Formation 8, a fund which invests in top Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and connects them with Asian conglomerates in order to give innovation a global impact.
Before that, Joe co-founded Palantir Technologies, a multi-billion dollar software company which develops mission-critical analysis systems used by government and financial organizations around the world.
He is also the founder of Addepar, a leader in private wealth management technology.
Previously, he worked with the financial arm of PayPal while still a student, and then joined as an early executive at Clarium Capital, and was a key player in growing Clarium into a $5-billion AUM global macro hedge fund.
On the side, Joe is Chairman of both ONEHOPE Inc, a charity-focused wine brand with partners such as the Mondavi family.
Joe has a variety of philanthropic pursuits, including the board of cacs.org. He earned a BS in Computer Science from Stanford University in 2003.