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Chamath Lau

CEO at Social Capital
San Francisco Bay Area
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Chamath Palihapitiya: founder, CEO, and VC investor extraordinaire. This Sri Lanka-born, Canada-raised businessman studied electrical engineering at the University of Waterloo before jumping into the startup world. He's held leading roles at Mayfield Fund, AOL, and Winamp but is best known for being a key member of the early Facebook team, driving user growth and development across the social network's platforms. In 2011, Palihapitiya founded Social Capital, a VC firm investing in transformative companies with profit-minded potential for a better future. Under his leadership and guidance, Social Capital has backed well-known companies such as Virgin Galactic and Slack, along with over 70 others. Beyond business ventures, Palihapitiya is a part-owner and director of NBA's Golden State Warriors. With his extensive background in tech, social media, and venture capital, Chamath Palihapitiya is a well-respected figure in the industry.

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