Chamath Palihapitiya: The Unconventional Venture CapitalistExport this event to calendar

Friday, May 9, 2014 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

You're invited to attend a networking opportunity with Chamath Palihapitiya, ECE grad, venture capitalist and former Facebook VP!

Chamath Palihapitiya

Co-op & Career Opportunities
with The Social + Capital
Partnership portfolio of companies

11:30 am | Networking Lunch

11:50 am | Tech Talk by Chamath Palihapitiya

12:30 pm | Q & A Session

1:00 pm | Networking Continues

The Social + Capital Partnership

Representatives of Social Capital will be attending the session today and are looking forward to answering questions from students.

Ray Ko, Growth Partner at The Social+Capital Partnership

Dhananja Jayalath, Founder/CEO and Waterloo alum from Athos

Jason Fischl,  VP of  Engineering at Remind101

Maryann Vellanikaran,  VP of Engineering at brilliant.org

Sean Doran,  VP of Delivery at Wave

Nick Presta, Back-End Developer at Wave

Mani Fazeli, Product and Development Manager at Wave

Ben McRedmond,  Director of Growth at intercom.io

Chris Dzoba,  Software Engineer at CreativeLive

Chamath Palihapitiya is the Founder and Managing Partner of The Social+Capital Partnership (Social Capital) - a venture capital fund based in Palo Alto, CA that incubates and invests in breakthrough companies in healthcare, education, financial services, mobile and enterprise software.

Preceding his focus as an investor, Chamath was the longest tenured member of Facebook's senior executive team and helped drive its ascension to one of the most important companies in the world. Prior to Facebook, Chamath had leading roles at The Mayfield Fund, AIM+ICQ and Winamp. In addition to his focus at the fund, Chamath is Owner and Director of the NBA's Golden State Warriors. Chamath was born in Sri Lanka, grew up in Canada, and graduated with a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo.

Social Capital is a partnership of philanthropists, technologists and capitalists utilizing venture capital as a force to create value and change on a global scale. The Partnership is based in Palo Alto, California.

Cost 
Complimentary
Location 
E5 - Engineering 5
Student Design Centre
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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