Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

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    The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is a philanthropic organization that brings together engineering, grant-making, impact investing, policy, and advocacy work. Its initial areas of focus include supporting science through basic biomedical research and education through personalized learning. CZI is also exploring other issues tied to the promotion of equal opportunity including access to affordable housing and criminal justice reform.

    TypePrivate
    Founded2015
    HQRedwood City, US
    Websitechanzuckerberg.com
    Employee Ratings3.3

    Latest Updates

    Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)551(+2%)
    Job Openings31
    Cybersecurity ratingAMore

    Key People/Management at Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

    Mark Zuckerberg

    Mark Zuckerberg

    Co-Founder and Co-CEO
    Mike Troncoso

    Mike Troncoso

    Vice President and Head, Justice & Opportunity
    Josué Estrada

    Josué Estrada

    Chief Operating Officer
    David Plouffe

    David Plouffe

    President, Policy & Advocacy
    Osi Imeokparia

    Osi Imeokparia

    Vice President, Product and Head of Justice & Opportunity Technology
    Sandra Liu Huang

    Sandra Liu Huang

    Head of Education & Vice President, Product
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    Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Office Locations

    Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has an office in Redwood City
    Redwood City, US (HQ)
    2075 Broadway
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    Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Financials and Metrics

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    Founding Date

    2015
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    Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Operating Metrics

    Jun, 2020

    Trademark Applications

    11

    Trademarks (US)

    9
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    Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

    Company NameDateDeal Size
    METAJanuary 23, 2017

    Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Cybersecurity Score

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    Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Online and Social Media Presence

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    Chan Zuckerberg Initiative News and Updates

    Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan respond to Chan Zuckerberg Initiative scientists’ open letter on Trump

    Mark Zuckberg and Priscilla Chan have penned a response to an open letter sent last week by a group of over 140 scientists who are working on projects funded by the Chan Zuckberberg Initiative. The letter, included in full below, expressed concerns about how Facebook manages misinformation and harmf…

    Salk scientists Margarita Behrens and Joseph Ecker to receive over $1.6 million from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to Expand Human Cell Atlas

    LA JOLLA–Joseph Ecker, professor and director of Salk’s Genomic Analysis Laboratory and Margarita Behrens, a research professor in Salk’s Computational Neurobiology Laboratory, will receive over $1.6 million over three years as part of a Seed Network Grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI).r…

    Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards $68 Million to Support the Growth of the Human Cell Atlas

    REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $68 million in funding to support the Human Cell Atlas and its selection of 38 collaborative science teams to launch CZI's Seed Networks for a Human Cell Atlas projects. These...

    Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches $6.9 Million Effort to Increase Diversity of STEM Students on College Campuses

    SAN DIEGO, April 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced that it has awarded $6.9 million to support a unique partnership to bring a University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) program to support underrepresented students pursuing careers in...

    The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has a $500 million plan to ease the Bay Area housing crisis

    The philanthropic organization is working with other foundations to correct the crisis brought about by a growth in tech jobs and the resulting lack of housing. The housing affordability crisis in the Bay Area has been growing worse, with no end in sight, for over a decade. This year, though, may be…
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    Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Chan Zuckerberg Initiative founded?

      Chan Zuckerberg Initiative was founded in 2015.

    • Who are Chan Zuckerberg Initiative key executives?

      Chan Zuckerberg Initiative's key executives are Mark Zuckerberg, Mike Troncoso and Josué Estrada.

    • How many employees does Chan Zuckerberg Initiative have?

      Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has 551 employees.

    • Who are Chan Zuckerberg Initiative competitors?

      Competitors of Chan Zuckerberg Initiative include Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Gary Community Investments and The Bridgespan Group.

    • Where is Chan Zuckerberg Initiative headquarters?

      Chan Zuckerberg Initiative headquarters is located at 2075 Broadway, Redwood City.

    • Where are Chan Zuckerberg Initiative offices?

      Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has an office in Redwood City.

    • How many offices does Chan Zuckerberg Initiative have?

      Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has 1 office.