About

Chamath Palihapitiya is a Canadian-American venture capitalist and the founder and CEO of Social Capital. Palihapitiya was an early senior executive at Facebook, joining the company in 2007 and leaving in 2011. He is a minority stakeholder and board member of the Golden State Warriors.

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  • Known for:

    Social Capital, Virgin Galactic, Warriors

  • Born:

    Sep 3rd, 1976

  • Nationality:

    Canadian

  • Location:

    Palo Alto, California, United States

  • Education:

    Lisgar Collegiate Institute
    University of Waterloo, Electrical Engineering

  • Other Projects:

    Social Capital - CEO & Founder
    Virgin Galactic - Chairman
    Golden State Warriors
    Facebook - 2005-2011
    BMO Nesbitt Burns - Derivatives trader