Trae Stephens

Partner, Founders Fund

Trae Stephens is a Partner at Founders Fund, where he focuses on startups operating in the government space. Previously, he was an early employee at Palantir Technologies, where he led teams focused on growth in the intelligence/defense space as well as international expansion, helping large organizations solve their hardest data-analysis problems. While at Palantir, he also served as an adjunct faculty member at his alma mater, Georgetown University. He started his career working as a computational linguist building enterprise solutions to Arabic/Persian name matching and data enrichment within the United States intelligence community