Unpacking Palantir’s Public Debut: CEO Alex Karp

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The high profile, highly controversial Palantir has finally gone public on the NYSE after 17 years of near-secret operation. CEO Alex Karp shares the company’s journey to this point, its pathway to profitability, and Palantir’s list of “cool” customers, from government agencies to the world’s most influential corporations. Journalists and CNBC contributors Joanne Lipman and Alex Kantrowitz unpack the listing, the company’s reputation and political affiliations, and what the election could mean for Palantir’s investors. Plus, biting into “bread” at Subway. 

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