Ken Howery

Ken Howery
  • Co-Founder and Partner, Founders Fund, USA

Degree in Economics, Stanford University. Co-Founder and first CFO, PayPal; developed a product that accelerated much of the viral growth on eBay, helped raise over US$ 200 million in private financing, worked on the company's public offerings, and assisted in the company's US$ 1.5 billion sale to eBay. Former partner with Peter Thiel in private venture investing, helping diligence deals, including the Series A investment in Facebook. Co-Founder and Partner, Founders Fund; has led or co-led investments in a number of companies including Facebook, Quantcast and ZocDoc. Adviser to Kiva.org. Member, Selection Committee, Technology Pioneers Programme, World Economic Forum. Keynote speaker, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurship Conference. Named one of the Top 10 VCs under 36, Venture Capital Journal.