|Stanford Law School, Juris Doctor|
Peter is Clarium Capital’s President and the Chairman of the firm’s investment committee, which oversees the firm’s research, investment, and trading strategies. He is also a managing partner at The Founders Fund.
Before starting Clarium, Peter served as Chairman and CEO of PayPal, an Internet company he co-founded in December 1998 and was acquired by eBay for $1.5 billion in October 2002.
Prior to founding PayPal, Peter ran Thiel Capital Management , the predecessor to Clarium, which started with $1 million under management in 1996.
Peter began his financial career as a derivatives trader at CS Financial Products, after practicing securities law at Sullivan & Cromwell. In addition to managing Clarium, Peter is active in a variety of philanthropic and educational pursuits; he sits on the Board of Directors of the Pacific Research Institute and on the Board of Visitors of Stanford Law School.
Peter received a BA in Philosophy from Stanford University and a JD from Stanford Law School.
|On Deck||5/13||Series D||$17M||2|
|LightSail Energy||2/13||Series D||$5.5M||4|
|LightSail Energy||11/12||Series D||$37.3M||3|
|Legendary Entertainment||4/12||Venture Round||$275M||5|
|Salesforce Buddy Media||9/07||Series A||$1.5M||5|
|IronPort Systems||6/02||Series B||$16.5M||7|
How Max Levchin met Peter Thiel on Stanford CampusAdded: 2/14/10