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Chamath Palihapitiya

BIRTHPLACE: COLOMBO, SRI LANKA
RESIDES: PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA


BRACELETS
0
RINGS
0
CASHES
3
EARNINGS
$138,701

CASHESEARNINGS
WSOP3$138,701
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Player Bio

  • Part of Facebook's original executive team. Retired in 2011 after serving as Vice President of Facebook's Growth, Mobile & International divisions.
  • Spent 5 years at AOL, responsible for AIM & ICQ
  • Worked for Silicon Valley Venture Capital Firm, The Mayfield Fund prior to joining Facebook.
  • Began his career as a derivatives trader.
  • Left finance to work for internet music companies Winamp and Spinner.com.
  • Graduated with first class honors from the University of Waterloo with an Electrical Engineering degree.
  • Grew up in Canada and learned to play poker from his boss in 2000.