Mark zuckerberg : Founder of facebook


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Mark zuckerberg : Founder of facebook

  1. 1. Name : Pooja Iyer Roll no : 3023 Business personality : “MARK ZUCKERBERG”
  2. 2. Facebook’s founder <ul><li>Mark Zuckerberg , (born May 14, 1984) is an American computer programmer and entrepreneur. </li></ul><ul><li>As a Harvard student, he created the online social website ‘Facebook’ in Feb 2004, which he created in a week and has been modifying it ever since. </li></ul><ul><li>With fellow computer science major students and his roommates Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes, he created FACEBOOK . </li></ul><ul><li>He serves as Facebook's CEO. He has been the subject of controversy for the origins of his business and his wealth. Mark fell under the Scientists Thinkers category for his web phenomenon, Facebook, and is ranked 52 out of 101 people . </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Facebook’s founder and co founders </li></ul>
  4. 4. Personal Life <ul><li>Zuckerberg was raised in Westchester county, New York , by his parents, Edward and Karen Zuckerberg . </li></ul><ul><li>His father Edward is a dentist in Dobbs Ferry, New York, and his mother is a physician. He is in a relationship with Priscilla Chan , a pop singer from Hong kong. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Mark’s house <ul><li>California </li></ul>
  6. 6. About Mark’s education <ul><li>Zuckerberg attended the prestigious prep school Phillips Exerter Academy, New Hampshire . While he was there, he and his roommate built a WinAmp plug-in that would track a user's music preferences and craft playlists based on his or her taste. </li></ul><ul><li>Early on, Mark enjoyed developing computer programs, especially communication tools and games. Microsoft and AOL tried to purchase Synapse , his computer game and recruit him, but he decided to attend Harvard university instead. </li></ul><ul><li>Mark’s classmates Divya Narendra and Tyler Winklevoss have claimed Zuckerberg stole their concept and business plan, and brought him to court in 2008. However, the judge ruled in favor of Mark. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Photo address book <ul><li>Facebook got it’s name from this book </li></ul>
  8. 8. It’s growth <ul><li> 2008 : Net worth : $1.5 billion </li></ul><ul><li>2007 : Sells stake in the company to Microsoft, </li></ul><ul><li>valuing Facebook at $15 billion. </li></ul><ul><li>2006 : Facebook expands itself so that anyone can </li></ul><ul><li>register. </li></ul><ul><li>2005 : Raises $12.7 million in venture capital from </li></ul><ul><li>Accel Partners (An interbank network). </li></ul><ul><li>2004 : Launches Facebook while a student at </li></ul><ul><li>Harvard. 1984 : Born Westchester County, New York . </li></ul>
  9. 9. Achievements <ul><li>Merriam-Webster names FACEBOOK its No. 2 Word of the Year for 2007. First the dictionary, then the rest of the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Campaign Media Awards 2007: Media Achiever of the Year - Mark Zuckerberg. </li></ul><ul><li>Time Magazine added Mark as one of The world’s most influential people of 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>Fast Company named Facebook number “15” in its list of the world's 50 most innovative companies of 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>At just 25 years of age, Mark even made it to the Forbes' 400 richest Americans’ list, temporarily giving him the title of “WORLD’S YOUNGEST BILLIONAIRE”. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Facebook headquarters <ul><li>Palo alto, California </li></ul>
  11. 11. The future <ul><li>Facebook is a massively successful social networking service that grew to prominence in virtually no time. It’s not hard to see why: its features and tools are highly appealing, and FACEBOOK users are extremely well networked in real life. In the short term, Facebook plans to continue to build out one of the world’s most successful social networks! </li></ul>“ Facebook's mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected” : Mark Zuckerberg (In an interview)
  12. 12. Thank you & happy facebooking :-D