He obtained Bachelor of Arts in Economics at the Stanford University in 1998.
He was Chief finance officer and co-founder of Paypal along with Peter Thiel, Luke Nosek, Elon Musk and Max Levchin in 1998. He was Director of Corporate Development at eBay after it acquired Paypal in 2002.
He also served as Vice President at the Clarium Capital Management, an investment management firm in 2004 rejoining Peter Thiel.
He is Chairman and co-founder of Popexpert Inc, a platform that provides a learning marketplace for lifelong learning.
He has lectured on entrepreneurship at Harvard Business School and Stanford University. He helped students at University of California, Berkeley and UT Austin's McCombs School of Business to develop business models. He was selected to keynote the Harvard Business School Entrepreneurship Conference.
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