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Zaw Thet

Founder and Executive Chairman, Palindrome Advisors and member of UN Foundation's Global Entrepreneurs Council

Zaw Thet is a veteran entrepreneur who has been at the forefront of search, social networking, mobile, and adtech since the age of 19. Most recently Zaw was the Founder and CEO of 4INFO, one of the largest mobile advertising platforms in the world. Business Week recognized him as one the "Mobile Barons" helping to shape the mobile ad industry since 2004. In 2011, Zaw was selected as one of ten entrepreneurs to serve on the United Nations Foundation's inaugural Global Entrepreneurs Council. Currently, Zaw is an active investor in start-ups and the Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of social amplification platform plyfe.me and video powered social commerce service HaulerDeals.

Zaw is Founder and Executive Chairman of Palindrome Advisors, a nonprofit collective he launched in March 2011 whose mission is to change how leaders give back. He also serves on the boards of After School All Stars and the San Francisco SPCA. Zaw studied Political Science and Computer Science at Stanford, where he was a President's Scholar. He received his MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was a Soros Fellow and is still the youngest graduate in the school's history.

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