Joe Lonsdale is Founder and Managing Partner at 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.