Co-founder of Gigafund and PayPal, investor in Elon Musk's SpaceX
Luke is Cofounder and Managing Partner of Gigafund. Prior to Gigafund, Luke cofounded PayPal and served as the company’s VP of Marketing and Strategy. After selling PayPal to eBay, Luke launched Founders Fund with Peter Thiel and Ken Howery. At Founders Fund, Luke led the first venture investment in Elon Musk’s SpaceX in 2008 and has served on the SpaceX board since then. Luke also sits on the boards of Last Energy, ResearchGate, and Luminous Computing. Luke received a BS in Computer Science from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.