The Fellowship Team

Blake Masters

Blake Masters

President, Thiel Foundation

Blake co-wrote the #1 NYT bestseller Zero to One with Peter Thiel. He co-founded Judicata, a legal research and analytics startup, and has worked at Box and Founders Fund. Blake is also Principal at Thiel Capital.

Jack Abraham

Jack Abraham

Executive Director

Jack founded Milo.com and sold it to eBay for $75M in December 2010. At eBay, Jack led the redesign of the website's homepage, leading to hundreds of millions of dollars in new revenue. Before he dropped out to found Milo, Jack studied at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Allyson Dias

Allyson Dias

Program Manager

Allyson has been working with the Fellowship since 2012. Previously she studied International Business at the University of Edinburgh and taught English to second graders in India.

Haley Barrows

Haley Barrows

Program Manager

Haley has worked for venture firms Greylock Partners and Matrix Partners, as well as TalkTo, a mobile messaging startup that was acquired by Path. She played soccer and studied psychology at Pomona College.

Grace Eckert

Grace Eckert

Program Coordinator

Grace is responsible for the smooth operation of the program and serves as the administrator of the Thiel Foundation. She has a background in human resources and studied journalism at University of Colorado Boulder.