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Roger McNamee

Roger McNamee has been a Silicon Valley investor for 35 years. He co-founded successful funds in venture, crossover, and private equity. He co-founded his most recent fund, Elevation, with U2’s Bono. He holds a B.A. from Yale University and an M.B.A. from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. Roger plays bass and guitar in the bands Moonalice and Doobie Decibel System and is the author of “Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe” (February 2019), as well as “The New Normal” and “The Moonalice Legend: Posters and Words, Volumes 1-9.” He has served as a technical advisor for seasons two through five of HBO’s “Silicon Valley” and raised the money that created the Wikimedia Foundation.

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