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Roger Mcnamee Biography | Billionaire
Roger McNamee (full name: Roger Burroughs McNamee) is an American venture capitalist and musician who is best known for his early investments in technology companies such as Facebook and Google.
McNamee attended Yale University, where he received a degree in economics in 1978. After graduating, he worked as a credit analyst at T. Rowe Price in Baltimore before moving to San Francisco in 1982 to co-found Integral Capital Partners, a technology-focused investment firm.
Roger McNamee Age
Roger was born on May 2, 1956 in Albany, New York. He is 67 years
Roger has been married to the musical theorist and singer/songwriter Ann since 1983 with whom he is a co-founder of the Ndovo Foundation now known as Tembo Preserve.
Roger McNamee Band
McNamee played in the band Flying Other Brothers from 1997 to 2006, and plays with the band Moon Alice, using the stage persona of “Chubby Wombat Moonalice.” McNamee formed a duo with Jason Crosby called the Doobie Decibel System in 2014. The Doobie Brothers then sued the band over the name in 2015.
- Zucked: The Education of an Unlikely Activist – 2019
- Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe – 2019
- MoonAlice – Posters and Words – 2016
- The New Normal: Great Opportunities in a Time of Great Risk – 2004
Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe
Roger McNamee Zucked | Facebook Book | Article
He is a venture capitalist and musician who was an early investor in Facebook. In recent years, he has become a vocal critic of the company and its impact on society. In 2019, McNamee published a book called “Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe,” in which he detailed his concerns about the social media giant.
“Zucked,” McNamee argued that Facebook has a negative impact on democracy, public health, and privacy. He also criticized the company’s business model, which he said is based on manipulating user behavior and exploiting their data for profit.
McNamee has been an outspoken critic of Facebook since 2016, when he first became concerned about the role the platform played in the U.S. presidential election. He has been particularly critical of Facebook’s algorithm, which he says amplifies divisive and sensational content, and its advertising practices, which he says enable the spread of false and misleading information.
In addition to his book, McNamee has written numerous articles and given interviews about Facebook and its impact on society. He has called for greater regulation of the company and for Facebook to be held accountable for its actions.
Overall, Roger McNamee is a prominent voice in the debate about the role of social media in modern society, and his work has helped to draw attention to the negative effects of Facebook and other platforms on democracy, public health, and privacy.
Roger McNamee Elevation Partners | Roger McNamee Bono
Roger co-founded Elevation Partners along with a number of other investors including U2 frontman Bono in 2004. McNamee serves as its Managing Director. Elevation Partners investments have also included Palm, Inc., Forbes, and also Facebook.
Roger McNamee Mark Zuckerberg
Being an early investor in Facebook, Roger became very critical of its impact on society and US democracy, as expressed in his Op-Eds for USA Today and also The Guardian. Earlier, on CNBC, McNamee said that he had tried to warn Facebook about the impact of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. elections.
McNamee has also been interviewed by NPR on the topic. As part of this effort, he joined Time Well Spent as a Founding Advisor.
McNamee Silver Lake
Roger was one of the founding partners of leveraged buyout firm Silver Lake Partners in 1999.
Roger Mcnamee Silicon Valley
McNamee has served as a technical advisor for seasons two, three, four, and five of HBO’s “Silicon Valley” series.
Roger McNamee Net Worth | Roger McNamee Wealth
McNamee’s net worth is not yet revealed.
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