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Alex Karp

AKA Alexander C. Karp

Born: 2-Oct-1967
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: CEO of Palantir Technologies

Writes Andy Greenberg,

"He solves Rubik's cubes in less than three minutes, swims and practices the meditative art of Qigong daily and has gone through aikido and jujitsu phases that involved putting cofounders in holds in the Shire's [Palantir offices] hallways. A cabinet in his office is stocked with vitamins, 20 pairs of identical swimming goggles and hand sanitizer."[1]

[1] Andy Greenberg and Ryan Mac, "How a Deviant Philosopher Built Palantir", Forbes, 14 Augfust 2013.

    University: BA, Haverford College (1989)
    Law School: JD, Stanford University
    University: PhD Neoclassical Social Theory, University of Frankfurt

    Palantir Technologies CEO (2005-)
    Palantir Technologies Co-Founder (2004)

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