Randi Zuckerberg is an American businesswoman, former Director of market development and spokesperson for Facebook. She is the sister of Mark Zuckerberg who believes in being a three-dimensional woman of many titles. She is the Founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media, a boutique marketing firm and production company. Prior to founding her own company, Randi Zuckerberg worked at a tiny internet company called Facebook, where she created and ran the social media pioneer’s marketing programs.
The woman Randi Zuckerberg is the author of two books: Dot Complicated, a NYTimes Best Seller, discusses Randi’s personal journey on the front lines of Facebook and her thoughts on how technology is changing our lives. Her book inspired a weekly business radio show “Dot Complicated with Randi Zuckerberg” on SiriusXM. Dot, a children’s picture book, features an energetic, techy girl. In collaboration with Jim Henson Productions.
Randi Zuckerberg was nominated for an Emmy Award for her creative blend of online/TV coverage of the 2010 US elections, she executive produced a docuseries on Bravo about Silicon Valley’s startup culture, and you can now see her starring in “Quit Your Day Job” on NBC’s Oxygen, where she mentors and invests in entrepreneurs. She also regularly appears on the Today Show.
Randi Zuckerberg Educational Background and Career
She graduated from Harvard University and worked for two years in marketing for advertising firm Ogilvy & Mather. She has stated in articles and interviews that to her it was a dream job in which she enjoyed the work and was on a good track for professional advancement. Her brother Mark Zuckerberg later asked her to join him at his startup Facebook, which he said was understaffed with people willing to travel and who could explain his vision.
Randi Zuckerberg took a position that required a move and a cut in pay but with stock options. She has stated that she initially thought this was a temporary position that might last six months. After she left Facebook, she spent a year on a bit of a speaking tour, and what was really interesting to her was that she was always asked to come and speak about Facebook, and business, and social media.
Randi has travelled the world, sharing her personal story and insights on technology, business and entrepreneurship in a fun, engaging, and uniquely Randi style of entertainment, comedy, and cutting-edge information. She is a TONY awards voter and serves on the American Theatre Wing’s tech advisory committee. You can follow Randi Zuckerberg on LinkedIn to learn more about her story
Culled from Wikipedia | Randi Zuckerberg
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