Blake Masters


Blake Gates Masters is an American venture capitalist, political candidate, and author. Masters co-wrote Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future with Peter Thiel in 2014, based on notes Masters had taken at Stanford Law School in 2012. Masters was later chief operating officer of Thiel's hedge fund, Thiel Capital, and also president of the Thiel Foundation. He has frequently been referred to as Thiel's protégé.