Joe Lonsdale- Co-founder of Palantir Technologies, a successful Palo Alto technology company with some of the smartest engineers in the valley. Palantir's systems are used to solve problems that are existential for our civilization and it is quickly becoming one of the most important companies in the world. Macroeconomics and Computer Science background. Worked briefly at PayPal. Was a key player in growing Clarium Capital from a start-up into a $5-billion AUM global macro hedge fund. Our new venture is going to change how the world thinks about investing. Interested in understanding and reversing the decline of Western Civilization. We think the latter will take a lot of money. Specialties Global Macro Research and Trading; Developing and Deploying Talent; Knowledge Discovery and Knowledge Management, History, and Intelligence.