Chamath Palihapitiya

CEO of Social Capital

Chamath Palihapitiya is a venture capitalist, engineer, politician, and the founder and CEO of Social Capital. He is also an influential figure in the SPAC space who helped take Virgin Galactic, Clover Health, Opendoor Technologies, and others public through SPACs.

Who is…

  • Chamath Palihapitiya is the Founder and Managing Partner of Social Capital, a venture capital fund that incubates and invests in breakthrough companies in healthcare, education, financial services, mobile and enterprise software.
  • Before founding Social Capital, Chamath was a member of the senior executive team at Facebook and a key driver in making it one of the most important companies in the world.
  • Prior to Facebook, Chamath held leadership positions at Mayfield Fund, AOL and Winamp.
  • Chamath is also known as the “SPAC King” and for his role in the SPAC boom of 2020.