Joe Lonsdale is a founding partner at 8VC, a San Francisco-based venture capital fund. He serves on several boards including Addepar, OpenGov, Oscar, Illumio, Radius, Hyperloop and Wish.
Most recently, he was a founding partner at Formation 8. Before that, he founded Addepar, a leading wealth management technology platform, Palantir, a multi-billion dollar global software company best known for its work in defense and finance, and OpenGov. Previously, Joe was an early executive at Peter Thiel’s Clarium Capital, which they grew into a large global macro hedge fund. He also worked with the financial arm of PayPal while he was at Stanford.
Joe received a B.S. in Computer Science from Stanford. He often lectures and writes on entrepreneurship and technology.
I'm interested in data science, data fusion, analytics, cloud solutions, and companies focused on the cyber security sector with niche capabilities and working prototype capabilities. I am looking for product / solutions based companies to invest in that have a developed growth plan or are interested in having me develop and run the growth.