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.
Karp was raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and graduated from Central High School in 1985
Alexander Karp (born October 2, 1967) is an American businessman, co-founder and CEO of the software firm Palantir Technologies