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Mamoon Hamid

Co-founder, Social Capital

Mamoon Hamid

A Kauffman Fellow from Class 11, Mamoon co-founded Social Capital in late 2011 along with Ted Maidenberg of Class 12, with the mission to transform society by using technology to solve the world’s hardest problems. Mamoon leads the firm’s private investing activities, which focus on building breakthrough healthcare, education, financial services, and consumer and enterprise software companies. He currently sits on the boards of Slack, Intercom, Netskope, and Greenhouse.

Prior to starting Social Capital, Mamoon was a Partner at U.S. Venture Partners (USVP), where he led early-stage investments in companies like Box and Yammer. Mamoon began his Silicon Valley career in 1997 at Xilinx, where he spent six years in various engineering and marketing roles.

Mamoon holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University, an MS from Stanford University, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

A native of Pakistan, Mamoon grew up in Frankfurt, Germany where he developed his love for playing, watching, and coaching soccer. He is multilingual in German, Urdu, and Hindi and has been named to the Forbes Midas List three times.