Keith is a general partner at Founders Fund. He led the first institutional investments in DoorDash [NYSE: DASH], Affirm [NASDAQ: AFRM], and co-founded Opendoor [NASDAQ: OPEN]. During his venture career he also led investments in Faire, Ramp, Trade Republic, and Stripe.
Keith has a unique and unparalleled track record as an entrepreneur, executive and investor. Over the last decade, he has forged several of the most important new social and commerce platforms. Keith began his career in the industry as a senior executive at PayPal [NASDAQ: PYPL] and subsequently served in influential roles at LinkedIn [NYSE: LNKD] and as chief operating officer of Square [NYSE: SQ]. He co-founded and currently serves as CEO of OpenStore, which acquires small direct-to-consumer businesses.
As a board member, Keith guided Yelp [NYSE: YELP] and Xoom [NASDAQ: XOOM] from inception to successful initial public offerings and served on the board of Reddit from 2012-2018. Simultaneously, he also invested in other like-minded entrepreneurs with early stakes in YouTube, Palantir, Lyft, Airbnb, Eventbrite, and Wish.
Earlier in his career, Keith was a litigator at the preeminent Wall Street law firm Sullivan and Cromwell, after clerking for the United States Court of Appeals for the fifth circuit.
Keith holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Stanford University and a juris doctor degree with honors from Harvard University.