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Jack Selby

Jack Selby is a technology and finance executive who brings more than 20 years of experience. Currently, Mr. Selby is a Managing Director at Thiel Capital, the family office of Peter Thiel. As a “PayPal Mafia” member, Mr. Selby co-founded, Clarium Capital Management, after selling PayPal to eBay in October 2002 for $1.5 billion. At PayPal, Mr. Selby joined as an early employee and later served as a Senior Vice President, overseeing the company’s international and corporate operations. Mr. Selby is an active technology investor and adviser. He was an early investor in Affirm, Bird, Myeloid Therapeutics, and SpaceX, and facilitated several investments in Palantir over the company’s lifespan. Mr. Selby was also a formal member of the advisory boards of Blend and Offerpad. In addition to his responsibilities at Thiel Capital, Mr. Selby is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Arizona Commerce Authority, a co-host/founder of the Arizona Technology Innovation Summit with Governor Doug Ducey, Chairman of invisionAZ, and Co-founder and member of the Board of Directors for the Wyoming Global Technology Partnership with Governor Mark Gordon. He received a BA in Economics from Hamilton College where he is a member of the Board of Trustees.

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Steve Papa

Steve Papa is the CEO and founder of Parallel Wireless, a member of the Board of Directors of Desktop Metal, and Chairman of Toast. As a founder and CEO of Endeca, Mr. Papa reimagined the database to support faceted information, ultimately leading to Oracle acquiring the company for $1.1 billion (Oracle’s 6th largest acquisition at the time). Mr. Papa was a member of the team creating Akamai that reimagined global internet content distribution – now carrying peaks of 15 terabits/s of web traffic on any given day. Mr. Papa also led the team at Inktomi that reimagined the network cache to create carrier class caching. Mr. Papa also worked with AT&T / Teradata where enterprise computing was reimagined with the first use of Intel processors for enterprise servers. Mr. Papa received a BS in civil engineering and operations from Princeton University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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Rob Theis

Rob Theis is the General Partner of World Innovation Lab with more than 18 years of venture capital experience. Mr. Theis invests in a broad range of multi-stage technology companies with exceptional growth potential. Over the course of his career at various VC funds, Mr. Theis has led investments in over 25 companies, including, Auth0, Automation Anywhere, BirdEye, BrightRoll, Digital Shadows, DocuSign, Fortinet, HubSpot, PGP, RingCentral, and VanceInfo. Formerly, Mr. Theis was a Managing Director of Scale Venture Partners, Sun Microsystems, General Partner of DCM Ventures, EVP at New Era Networks, and Product Manager of SGI. Currently, he serves on the Board of Directors at RingCentral. Mr. Theis received a BA in economics from the University of Pittsburgh.

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Jack Selby

Jack Selby is a technology and finance executive who brings more than 20 years of experience. Currently, Mr. Selby is a Managing Director at Thiel Capital, the family office of Peter Thiel. As a “PayPal Mafia” member, Mr. Selby co-founded, Clarium Capital Management, after selling PayPal to eBay in October 2002 for $1.5 billion. At PayPal, Mr. Selby joined as an early employee and later served as a Senior Vice President, overseeing the company’s international and corporate operations. Mr. Selby is an active technology investor and adviser. He was an early investor in Affirm, Bird, Myeloid Therapeutics, and SpaceX, and facilitated several investments in Palantir over the company’s lifespan. Mr. Selby was also a formal member of the advisory boards of Blend and Offerpad. In addition to his responsibilities at Thiel Capital, Mr. Selby is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Arizona Commerce Authority, a co-host/founder of the Arizona Technology Innovation Summit with Governor Doug Ducey, Chairman of invisionAZ, and Co-founder and member of the Board of Directors for the Wyoming Global Technology Partnership with Governor Mark Gordon. He received a BA in Economics from Hamilton College where he is a member of the Board of Trustees.

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Allen Salmasi

Allen Salmasi is a pioneer in the wireless industry with over 40 years of experience building leading edge companies. Currently, Mr. Salmasi is the CEO of both Veea, a provider of comprehensive full stack solutions for edge computing and communications, and NLabs, a family office investment firm. Previously, Mr. Salmasi served as Chairman, CEO and President of NextWave Wireless Inc. which developed and implemented the first Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) service with MCI Corp. Prior to joining NextWave, Mr. Salmasi was the President of the Wireless Division and Chief Strategy Officer of Qualcomm. Mr. Salmasi currently serves on the Board of Directors of mimik Technology Inc., the Korea Information and Communications Company and is the Chairman of the Board at OncoSynergy and NLabs. He was previously on the Board of Directors at Qualcomm. Mr. Salmasi holds BS and MS degrees in electrical engineering from Purdue University and a MS degree in applied mathematics from the University of Southern California.

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Rob Theis

Rob Theis is the General Partner of World Innovation Lab with more than 18 years of venture capital experience. Mr. Theis invests in a broad range of multi-stage technology companies with exceptional growth potential. Over the course of his career at various VC funds, Mr. Theis has led investments in over 25 companies, including, Auth0, Automation Anywhere, BirdEye, BrightRoll, Digital Shadows, DocuSign, Fortinet, HubSpot, PGP, RingCentral, and VanceInfo. Formerly, Mr. Theis was a Managing Director of Scale Venture Partners, Sun Microsystems, General Partner of DCM Ventures, EVP at New Era Networks, and Product Manager of SGI. Currently, he serves on the Board of Directors at RingCentral. Mr. Theis received a BA in economics from the University of Pittsburgh.

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Jack Selby

Jack Selby is a technology and finance executive who brings more than 20 years of experience. Currently, Mr. Selby is a Managing Director at Thiel Capital, the family office of Peter Thiel. As a “PayPal Mafia” member, Mr. Selby co-founded, Clarium Capital Management, after selling PayPal to eBay in October 2002 for $1.5 billion. At PayPal, Mr. Selby joined as an early employee and later served as a Senior Vice President, overseeing the company’s international and corporate operations. Mr. Selby is an active technology investor and adviser. He was an early investor in Affirm, Bird, Myeloid Therapeutics, and SpaceX, and facilitated several investments in Palantir over the company’s lifespan. Mr. Selby was also a formal member of the advisory boards of Blend and Offerpad. In addition to his responsibilities at Thiel Capital, Mr. Selby is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Arizona Commerce Authority, a co-host/founder of the Arizona Technology Innovation Summit with Governor Doug Ducey, Chairman of invisionAZ, and Co-founder and member of the Board of Directors for the Wyoming Global Technology Partnership with Governor Mark Gordon. He received a BA in Economics from Hamilton College where he is a member of the Board of Trustees.

Steve Papa

Steve Papa is the CEO and founder of Parallel Wireless, a member of the Board of Directors of Desktop Metal, and Chairman of Toast. As a founder and CEO of Endeca, Mr. Papa reimagined the database to support faceted information, ultimately leading to Oracle acquiring the company for $1.1 billion (Oracle’s 6th largest acquisition at the time). Mr. Papa was a member of the team creating Akamai that reimagined global internet content distribution – now carrying peaks of 15 terabits/s of web traffic on any given day. Mr. Papa also led the team at Inktomi that reimagined the network cache to create carrier class caching. Mr. Papa also worked with AT&T / Teradata where enterprise computing was reimagined with the first use of Intel processors for enterprise servers. Mr. Papa received a BS in civil engineering and operations from Princeton University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Rob Theis

Rob Theis is the General Partner of World Innovation Lab with more than 18 years of venture capital experience. Mr. Theis invests in a broad range of multi-stage technology companies with exceptional growth potential. Over the course of his career at various VC funds, Mr. Theis has led investments in over 25 companies, including, Auth0, Automation Anywhere, BirdEye, BrightRoll, Digital Shadows, DocuSign, Fortinet, HubSpot, PGP, RingCentral, and VanceInfo. Formerly, Mr. Theis was a Managing Director of Scale Venture Partners, Sun Microsystems, General Partner of DCM Ventures, EVP at New Era Networks, and Product Manager of SGI. Currently, he serves on the Board of Directors at RingCentral. Mr. Theis received a BA in economics from the University of Pittsburgh.

Jack Selby

Jack Selby is a technology and finance executive who brings more than 20 years of experience. Currently, Mr. Selby is a Managing Director at Thiel Capital, the family office of Peter Thiel. As a “PayPal Mafia” member, Mr. Selby co-founded, Clarium Capital Management, after selling PayPal to eBay in October 2002 for $1.5 billion. At PayPal, Mr. Selby joined as an early employee and later served as a Senior Vice President, overseeing the company’s international and corporate operations. Mr. Selby is an active technology investor and adviser. He was an early investor in Affirm, Bird, Myeloid Therapeutics, and SpaceX, and facilitated several investments in Palantir over the company’s lifespan. Mr. Selby was also a formal member of the advisory boards of Blend and Offerpad. In addition to his responsibilities at Thiel Capital, Mr. Selby is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Arizona Commerce Authority, a co-host/founder of the Arizona Technology Innovation Summit with Governor Doug Ducey, Chairman of invisionAZ, and Co-founder and member of the Board of Directors for the Wyoming Global Technology Partnership with Governor Mark Gordon. He received a BA in Economics from Hamilton College where he is a member of the Board of Trustees.

Allen Salmasi

Allen Salmasi is a pioneer in the wireless industry with over 40 years of experience building leading edge companies. Currently, Mr. Salmasi is the CEO of both Veea, a provider of comprehensive full stack solutions for edge computing and communications, and NLabs, a family office investment firm. Previously, Mr. Salmasi served as Chairman, CEO and President of NextWave Wireless Inc. which developed and implemented the first Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) service with MCI Corp. Prior to joining NextWave, Mr. Salmasi was the President of the Wireless Division and Chief Strategy Officer of Qualcomm. Mr. Salmasi currently serves on the Board of Directors of mimik Technology Inc., the Korea Information and Communications Company and is the Chairman of the Board at OncoSynergy and NLabs. He was previously on the Board of Directors at Qualcomm. Mr. Salmasi holds BS and MS degrees in electrical engineering from Purdue University and a MS degree in applied mathematics from the University of Southern California.

Rob Theis

Rob Theis is the General Partner of World Innovation Lab with more than 18 years of venture capital experience. Mr. Theis invests in a broad range of multi-stage technology companies with exceptional growth potential. Over the course of his career at various VC funds, Mr. Theis has led investments in over 25 companies, including, Auth0, Automation Anywhere, BirdEye, BrightRoll, Digital Shadows, DocuSign, Fortinet, HubSpot, PGP, RingCentral, and VanceInfo. Formerly, Mr. Theis was a Managing Director of Scale Venture Partners, Sun Microsystems, General Partner of DCM Ventures, EVP at New Era Networks, and Product Manager of SGI. Currently, he serves on the Board of Directors at RingCentral. Mr. Theis received a BA in economics from the University of Pittsburgh.