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Who is Sean Parker?

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Silicon Valley billionaire Sean Parker announced today that he’ll give $250 million to study cancer treatments. The cash infusion is the largest ever toward cancer immunotherapy. Parker, of Napster and Facebook fame, is known as a partier and an eccentric. For example, he drew headlines with his elaborate “Lord of the Rings”-themed wedding in the California Redwoods. Parker is intent on making his mark. Who is he?

Credits

Guest:
Michelle Quinn - Business columnist for The Mercury News and SiliconBeat blog. - @michellequinn

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Laura Swisher, Sarah Sweeney