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Alexander Karp

Cofounder and CEO, Palantir Technologies
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Net worth 2018: $1.3 Billion
Industry: Technology
Residence: Palo Alto, California
Country: United States
BirthDay: 2 October 1967
Sigh: Scorpio
Education: Doctor of Jurisprudence, Stanford University; Bachelor of Arts / Science, Haverford College
BIOGRAPHY

Alexander Karp was bornon 2 October 1967 in Palo Alto, California, United States, is Cofounder and CEO, Palantir Technologies. Alexander Karp is #1725 in List Billionaires People In The World. Cofounder and CEO of Palantir Technologies, Alex Karp oversees the data-mining startup that received early backing from CIA investment arm In-Q-Tel. The company does contract work for government agencies like the NYPD, and is reportedly the largest holder of real estate in Palo Alto. In 2015, Palantir raised $880 million in venture funding that in turn valued the company at $20 billion. Karp met Palantir cofounder and billionaire Facebook investor Peter Thiel while at Stanford Law School. Karp managed money before starting Palantir in 2004, and occasionally teaches meditation classes at the company.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2015

$1.2 Billion

2016

$1.6 Billion

2017

$1.6 Billion

2018

$1.3 Billion

TIMELINE
1985

Karp was raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and graduated from Central High School in 1985

1967

Alexander Karp (born October 2, 1967) is an American businessman, co-founder and CEO of the software firm Palantir Technologies

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