David Sacks

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Birthday
25, 1972
Birthplace
South Africa
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
25, 1972 (age 47)
Birthplace
South Africa

About

Before founding and serving as CEO of a social networking service called Yammer, Inc., this successful entrepreneur headed PayPal and established the genealogical research website Geni.com.

Before Fame

After graduating from Stanford University with a degree in economics and subsequently earning a law degree from the University of Chicago, he worked briefly as a consultant for McKinsey & Company.

Trivia

After establishing a production company called Room 9 Entertainment, he financed the 2005 Jason Reitman-directed film Thank You For Smoking.

Family Life

A native of Cape Town, South Africa, he moved to the United States at the age of five and attended high school in Memphis, Tennessee. He and Jacqueline Tortorice married in 2007 and later welcomed two daughters.

Associated With

He and PayPal founder and fellow entrepreneur Peter Thiel attended Stanford University at the same time and co-wrote a work titled The Diversity Myth: Multiculturalism and the Politics of Intolerance at Stanford.