Chamath Palihapitiya

Chamath Palihapitiya

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Chamath Palihapitiya is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Social Capital. He is a highly successful entrepreneur and a prominent figure in the venture capital industry. He has helped a number of thriving online ventures during their formative stages. Palihapitiya is also known as the longest-tenured original member of Facebook's Senior Management Team. He joined Facebook in 2007 and was a superior force in the launch and remarkable growth of the social media platform, overseeing monetization products and helping increase the user base to over 750 million individuals worldwide.

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