Mark Zuckerberg c wife Priscilla Chan
The founder of Facebook mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan has hired Joel Benenson, a former chief strategist of the presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton, as a consultant. It is reported by the website Politico, citing sources.
According to him, the company Benenson Strategy Group, involved in opinion polls, will conduct research for the charity Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.
Interlocutors told Politico that Zuckerberg with his wife pledged to give 99 percent stake in Facebook worth about $ 45 billion to charity.
In January, the couple hired the political strategist of the presidential campaign of Obama in 2008, David Plouffe, as well as Ken Mehlman, who headed the election campaign of President George W. Bush in 2004.
As noted Poltico, cooperation with Benenson, who was also the chief adviser to former US President Barack Obama, have only fueled the rumors about the increased political ambitions of Zuckerberg.