Featured Guest: Max Chafkin

Episode Information

Who is Peter Thiel? He has been called an enigmatic, controversial, and hugely influential power broker who sits at the intersection of tech, business, and politics. But who is Peter Thiel, really? This week, Joe attempts to learn more about the founder of PayPal and the early investor of Facebook as he speaks with Max Chafkin the author of the new book, The Contrarian: Peter Thiel and Silicon Valley’s Pursuit of Power.

About Max Chafkin:
Max is a features editor and a tech reporter at Bloomberg Businessweek. His work has also appeared in Fast Company, Vanity Fair, Inc., and The New York Times Magazine. He lives in Queens, New York with his wife, the journalist Christine Lagorio-Chafkin, and their children.