Sean Parker

Managing Partner,
Founders Fund

Sean Parker is the Co-founder and Chairman of Project Agape, a new network that aims to enable large-scale political and social activism on the Internet. Mr. Parker is also a Managing Partner at The Founders Fund, an early-stage venture capital firm based in San Francisco. Previously, Mr. Parker was the Co-founder of the category defining Web ventures Napster, Plaxo and Facebook. At Napster, Mr. Parker helped to design the Napster client software and led the company’s initial financing and strategy. Under his leadership, Napster became the fastest adopted client software application in history. Following Napster, Mr. Parker co-founded and served as President of Plaxo, where he pioneered the viral engineering techniques used to deploy Plaxo’s flagship smart address book product, ultimately acquiring more than 15 million users. In 2004 Mr. Parker left Plaxo to become the founding President of Facebook, one of the most rapidly growing sites on the internet today. Mr. Parker sits on the boards of several private companies.