Dr. Alexander Caedmon Karp was born on October 2, 1967 in Philadelphia. He is bilingual in English and German and speaks French. Alex Karp earned his Law Degree from Stanford University (where he and Peter Thiel became friends) and received his Ph.D. in Neoclassical Social Theory from the University of Frankfurt (he studied with Jurgen Habermas). He founded Caedmon Group, and was Co-founder of Palantir Technologies Inc. Palantir was founded in 2003. Today Palantir is making substantial impact on global counter-terrorism, medical advances and social progress using the rare mix of human perception and big data; at the highest levels.
Alex Karp is also listed as Director at RoboteX.
In print: Aggression in der Lebenswelt: Die Erweiterung des Parsonsschen Konzepts der Aggression durch die Beschreibung des Zusammenhangs von Jargon, Aggression und Kultur (Aggression in the living world : The extension of Parsons’s concept of aggression by the description of the link of jargon, aggression and Culture) in PDF. More about Talcott Parsons and further reading about Parsons. See other publication by Alexander C. Karp.
– Please note this is in no way a complete biography.
Sampling of Alex Karp Interviews and Presentations
Technology Pioneer 2012 – Alexander Karp. Uploaded on Aug 30, 2011 http://www.weforum.org/
Evelyn Rusli speaks with Alex Karp about their new funding, getting government contracts and more.
Introduction by Alexander Karp. Welcome by Vanessa Hood, Forward Deployed Engineer at Palantir.
Charlie Rose Daily Highlights August 11, 2009 with Alexander Karp & Elon Musk.
Introduction to GovCon ANZ with Dr. Alex Karp, Co-Founder & CEO of Palantir Technologies
Introducing the CPG Consortium – Published on Jul 17, 2015
Welcome and introduction to GovCon EU
Welcome and introduction to GovCon 6
Dr. Karp provides an introduction to Palantir and discusses the highlights of the conference
Uploaded on Sep 7, 2011 – Dr. Alexander Karp
Welcome and Introduction to GovCon UK with Dr. Alex Karp
Welcome and introduction speech at GovCon Rome