Alexander Karp

About Alexander Karp

Who is it?: Cofounder and CEO, Palantir Technologies
Birth Day: October 02, 1967
Birth Place: Palo Alto, California, United States
Birth Sign: Scorpio
Residence: Palo Alto, California, US
Alma mater: Haverford College Stanford University Frankfurt University
Occupation: Co-founder and CEO, Palantir Technologies

Alexander Karp Net Worth

Alexander Karp was bornon October 02, 1967 in Palo Alto, California, United States, is Cofounder and CEO, Palantir Technologies. 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.
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💰 Net worth: $1.3 Billion (Updated at 22 June 2018)

2015 $1.2 Billion
2016 $1.6 Billion
2017 $1.6 Billion
2018 $1.3 Billion

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1985

Karp was raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and graduated from Central High School in 1985. Karp has a bachelor's degree from Haverford College, a J.D. from Stanford University, and a doctorate in neoclassical social theory from Frankfurt University. Karp's advisor at Frankfurt University was the well-known German critical theorist, Sociologist and Philosopher, Jürgen Habermas, a student of Theodor Adorno, a leading thinker of the Frankfurt School.