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Portrait de Peter Thiel
Birthday : 11/30/1966
Place of birth : Francfort - Germany
Public asset : 125,030,148 USD
Country of residence : Unknown
Linked companies : Facebook Inc

Summary 
Mr. Peter A. Thiel is a Co- Founder at Mithril Capital Management LLC, a Founder at Crescendo Equity Partners Ltd., a President at Thiel Capital Management LLC, a Co-Founder & Managing Partner at The Founders Fund Management LLC, an Independent Director at Facebook, Inc., a Chairman at Palantir Technologies, Inc., a Manager at Lembas LLC and a Manager at PT Ventures LLC.

He is on the Board of Directors at Facebook, Inc., Sportelligence, Inc., Geni, Inc., Halcyon Molecular, Inc., Nanotronics Imaging, Inc. and Powerset, Inc.

Mr. Thiel was previously employed as a President by Clarium Capital Management LLC, a Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer by PayPal, Inc., a Derivatives Trader by CS Financial Corp., and a President by Valar Ventures Management LLC.

He also served on the board at YourPeople, Inc., OpTrip, Inc., RoboteX, Inc. and Zynga, Inc.

He received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University and a graduate degree from Stanford Law School.


Current positions of Peter Thiel 
NameTitle Since
Facebook Inc
(Internet Services)
Independent Director 2005
Palantir Technologies, Inc. Chairman 2004
Thiel Capital Management LLC President 2011
Powerset, Inc. Director -
Geni, Inc. Director -
Nanotronics Imaging, Inc. Director -
Sportelligence, Inc. Director 2005
Halcyon Molecular, Inc. Director -
The Founders Fund Management LLC Co-Founder & Managing Partner 2005
Mithril Capital Management LLC Co- Founder 2012
PT Ventures LLC Manager -
Lembas LLC Manager -
Crescendo Equity Partners Ltd. Founder 2012


Holdings of Peter Thiel 
NameEquities%Valuation
Xero Limited (XRO)
Software
4,135,8702.99%102,610,108 USD
Facebook (FB)
Internet Services
61,9100.0026%11,873,100 USD
FACEBOOK INC CL B54,9950.011%10,546,941 USD


Peter Thiel : Personal Network 


Biography of Peter Thiel 
Peter Andreas Thiel (; born October 11, 1967) is a German-born American entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and hedge fund manager. Thiel co-founded PayPal with Max Levchin and served as its CEO. He currently serves as president of Clarium Capital, a global macro hedge fund with under $700 million in assets under management; a managing partner in Founders Fund, a $275 million venture capital fund that he launched with Ken Howery and Luke Nosek in 2005; and co-founder and investment committee chair of Mithril Capital Management. He was the first outside investor in Facebook, the popular social-networking site, with a 10.2% stake acquired in 2004 for $500,000, and sits on the company's board of directors. Thiel was ranked #293 on the Forbes 400 in 2011, with a net worth of $1.5 billion as of March 2012. Thiel lives in San Francisco, California.

Early life

Childhood
Born to German parents in Frankfurt am Main, West Germany, Thiel moved to the United States with his parents when he was a toddler, and was raised in Foster City, California. Thiel was a US-rated Chess Master and one of the highest ranked under-21 players in the country.

College and law school
Thiel studied 20th-century philosophy as an undergraduate at Stanford University. He received his B.A. in Philosophy from Stanford in 1989 and acquired a J.D. from Stanford Law School in 1992.

An avowed libertarian, he founded The Stanford Review in 1987 along with Norman Book. The Stanford Review became famous for challenging campus mores including political correctness and laws against hate speech. The Stanford Review is now the university's main conservative/libertarian newspaper.

Thiel formed friendships with other students at Stanford, many of whom contributed to the Stanford Review. These include Keith Rabois, David O. Sacks, and Reid Hoffman. Some of these friends later took up jobs at PayPal (co-founded by Thiel) and became part of the [Mafia].

While studying at Stanford, Thiel also encountered René Girard, whose mimetic theory influenced him.

Career

Early career
Thiel clerked for Judge J.L. Edmondson of the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.Citation needed|date=January 2011 From 1993 to 1996, he traded derivatives for Credit Suisse Group. He founded Thiel Capital Management, a multistrategy fund, in 1996.

PayPal
In 1998 Thiel co-founded PayPal, an online payments system, with Max Levchin. The company later merged with X.com, then headed by Elon Musk. PayPal went public on February 15, 2002, and was sold to eBay for $1.5 billion later that year.Cite web|title=eBay picks up PayPal for $1.5 billion by Margaret Kane|CNET News.com|accessdate=2008-01-24|url= Monday, eBay said it is acquiring onli


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Peter Thiel : Connections 
DreamBox Learning, Inc.
KIPP Foundation
Pahara Institute
Center for Strategic & International Studies, Inc.
Pindrop Security, Inc.
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley
Knowledge is Power Program Organization
The Business Council
Pacific Collegiate School
California Charter Schools Association
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust
REDF
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust (Investment Management)


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