Joe Lonsdale is a founding member of Formation 8. He currently serves on the boards of Addepar (Chairman), OpenGov (Chairman), Oscar, Radius and Wish.
Prior to Formation 8, Joe founded Addepar, a leading wealth management technology platform. Prior to Addepar, Joe founded Palantir Technologies, a multi-billion dollar software company which develops information systems used by government and financial organizations around the world. Previously, Joe joined Clarium Capital as an early executive, and was a key player in growing Clarium into a $5-billion AUM global macro hedge fund. Prior to Clarium Capital, Joe worked with the financial arm of PayPal while he was still a student at Stanford.
Joe received a B.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University. He often lectures and writes on entrepreneurship and technology.