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Mark Zuckerberg wanted Facebook employees to work on his philanthropy projects but was shot down by senior execs (FB)





Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan

Mark Zuckerberg wanted to use Facebook employees for work on projects for his philanthropic fund, The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, but was forced to abandon the idea early last year after opposition from senior executives.

Zuckerberg’s desire for his two companies to “undertake joint projects,” and to allow Facebook employees to work on non-Facebook related projects was discussed during a February 2016 meeting of Facebook’s board of directors, according to court documents from a recent lawsuit between Facebook and a group of public shareholders.

After opposing the idea during the meeting, board member Marc Andreessen later told Zuckerberg in a text message read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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