Randi Zuckerberg, the sister of Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, has decided to leave the social network where she was working as Director of Marketing, to devote himself fully to the society it has created, RtoZ Media, which will help companies in their strategies with social media. Randi moreover intend to use Facebook.
It's been six years since Randi was working for Facebook and analysts say it is a blow to Facebook. It is very popular in Silicon Valley. Randi was absent in recent months for her maternity leave and it probably took the opportunity to reflect on his career.
"I spent several years at Facebook, and I put my heart and soul to innovate and push the media industry forward. I have introduced new concepts for live media and the media social vision and a participatory media that have passed since then. We made incredible advances. But there are still many things to do and there are other ways for me to do, "says she said.
A "geek" recognized for "significant services rendered"
Facebook The company confirmed the departure of its marketing director on its website Thursday, August 4. "We are all grateful for the important services rendered," said the firm in Palo Alto. In 2008, she participated in organizing a presidential debate co-sponsored by Facebook and a question and answer session with President Barack Obama in April, making social networking an important partner of major TV channels U.S. such as CNN and ABC.His work earned him and Emmy nomination in 2010. His brother Mark Zuckergerg would in turn made no comment.
AllThingsD site has published his resignation letter in which she explains her desire to create a start-up: "Today is the perfect time for me to leave Facebook to start a company based on the exciting trends that 'you feel coming in the media industry. "
In his letter of resignation, the former marketing director says she "will continue to promote a strong and assertive [Facebook], the most incredible social platform ever created" and even offers to "advise on Facebook media projects if desired. " Thursday morning, on his Twitter account, the sister of Mark Zuckerberg thanked "everyone for the incredible demonstration of your support and your enthusiasm about my new adventure. I am so grateful. You soon for more info!" .
Randi Zuckerberg Letter 8.3.11
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