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Mark Zuckerberg just nabbed Uber's head of policy for his charity work

Tue Jan 10 13:10:53 EST 2017 | Mashable
President of the Ford Foundation, Darren Walker, co-founder of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Priscilla Chan, and president of the Goldman Sachs Foundation, Dina Powell, speak onstage during "The Next Wave of Philanthropy" at the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is getting serious about philanthropy.  The philanthropic endeavor of Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, just recruited David Plouffe, Uber's head of policy and an Obama alum.  Th..


Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan have hired David Plouffe, the manager of Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign, to lead policy and advocacy efforts for the..
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- David Plouffe joined the philanthropic Chan Zuckerberg Initiative as a policy and advocacy chief, the organization announced. Plouffe, 49, formerly ..
First he advised President Obama. Then he advised Uber. Now, political bigwig David Plouffe is headed for the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, the philanthropic organization founded by ..
President of the Ford Foundation, Darren Walker, co-founder of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Priscilla Chan, and president of the Goldman Sachs Foundation, Dina Powell, speak ons..
Uber executive and former Obama aide David Plouffe has joined Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan's philanthropic group. Plouffe, who managed President Oba..
Mark Zuckerberg may already be on track to securing his political future with the recent hiring of David Plouffe, a top aide to President Barack Obama. The political mastermind has..
Photo: Liz Hafalia, The Chronicle Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, have vowed to put their enormous wealth toward philanthropic causes. Now the co..
NEW YORK, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Goldman Sachs philanthropic director Dina Powell will soon join the Trump administration as a White House adviser, people familiar with the matter report..
The Trump administration is set to appoint yet another Goldman Sachs executive as an advisor to the president, bringing the number of Goldman Sachs hires to a grand total..
The Obama administration's social media archive plan includes everything from GIFs to Vines, the White House revealed Thursday. In a post, the White House shared links to several p..
Advocacy has always been part of our approach…we need to change that our government spends 50x more treating people who are sick than finding cures so people don’t get sick in the ..
NeNe Leakes was moved by former president Barack Obama’s farewell speech on Tuesday that the “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star decided to reminisce about the time she met the Obama..
You might think that since Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook, he would be good at using the site. Well, he’s not. His posts are awful, and there is literally no way to escape them. ..
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. named Elisha Wiesel as its new chief information officer, the bank’s top-ranking technology officer. Mr. Wiesel is currently chief risk officer in Goldman’..
The Chicago Cubs won the 2016 World Series and, more than two months later, it still doesn’t feel real. With that said, it absolutely happened and, in the immediate aftermath, Pres..
President Obama is listening to Donald Trump, sort of. He’s going to “build a wall.” While that’s the saying that many Trump supporters utter, it’s weird when it comes fr..
The Chicago Cubs have officially scheduled their White House visit after winning the World Series ... and it happens to be going down 4 DAYS before President Obama leaves offi..
The Chicago Cubs will take up President Barack Obama on his invitation to visit him at the White House before his departure later this month. The Cubs will visit Monday, a team sou..
The World Series champion Cubs are planning an expedited trip to the White House Monday, four days before President Barack Obama will leave office, according to multiple ..
Facebook announced the rollout of its new “Journalism Project” on Wednesday in an attempt to “establish stronger ties between Facebook and the news industry.” The project will focu..
President Barack Obama said goodbye to the nation in his farewell address Tuesday night, but he’ll have a few more visitors next week. The Chicago Cubs are scheduled to visit the W..
The White House is not just any office. The pressure is high. The technology isn’t as easy to use as your last job—no Slack or Google Chat, for example. And everything moves fast. ..
"[Alibaba] wants to create US jobs by helping US small businesses and farmers sell to China's 300 million-strong middle class," the company tweeted. Ma, who with an estimated net w..
11:25 PM ET CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs couldn't say no to the president. With just days left in Barack Obama's administration, the team accepted his invitation to be honored at th..
President Barack Obama's time in the White House may be coming to an end, but not without one last celebration! On Friday, POTUS and his wife, Michelle Obama, hosted a farewell par..
MEDINA, Ohio - New state school board member Lisa Woods brings two different experiences to her position - grassroots conservative activism and parenting five children through..
“I haven’t bashed the president. I have not attacked him personally,” he said on “The O’Reilly Factor” on Tuesday night. “I have not bought into the opinion that he wants to d..
A Donald Trump White House is slated to become reality in just two weeks. After more than a year of ugly campaign rhetoric, disputed election results and a seemingly endless b..
"We had a great meeting,” Trump told reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower, according to pool reports. “And a great, great entrepreneur, one of the best in the world. And he loves ..
Perhaps Barack Obama was influenced by his wife Michelle's Let’s Move! initiative. Or maybe celebrating eight years of a historic presidency alongside stars like John Legend a..
When law enforcement agencies believe that a child has been abducted and is in imminent danger, they issue an Amber Alert to share the type of car and plate number with the general..
President Obama already supported marriage equality during the 2008 presidential campaign, according to a one of his closest advisors. In his new memoir, Believer: My Forty Years i..
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Callie Shell for TIME President Barack Obama's tea, briefing and BlackBerry on his Oval Office desk at the White House in Washington, DC. Dec. 12, 2012. Everyone learns on the job,..
Mere miles from where President Barack Obama gave his presidential victory speech in Grant Park, Chicago eight years ago, he delivered a symbolic farewell speech in Chicago’s McCor..