Jason Portnoy, venture capitalist and first CFO of Palantir Technologies, talks about porn addiction, redemption, and his evolving definition of success.
Entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and author Jason Portnoy began his career at PayPal, working closely with technology icons like Peter Thiel, Elon Musk, Max Levchin, and Reid Hoffman. He served as the first Chief Financial Officer of Palantir Technologies (NYSE: PLTR) and later founded Oakhouse Partners, a top-performing venture capital firm.
Jason is sought after as a trusted advisor to technology company CEOs and has spoken on topics ranging from executive leadership to the intersections of technology and humanity. He holds engineering degrees from both Stanford University (MS) and the University of Colorado (BS).
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In this episode, you'll learn:
- • Happiness comes from within, not money or material things
• Lessons from the dark place of porn, philandering, and infidelity
• Why he flipped the script on how he views money
Show notes: http://www.inspiredmoney.fm/258
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- Silicon Valley Porn Star: A Memoir of Redemption and Rediscovering the Self
- Women Who Love Too Much: When You Keep Wishing and Hoping He'll Change
- The Hero's Journey: Joseph Campbell on His Life and Work
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