The board is composed of a diverse membership ranging from “a variety of cultural and professional backgrounds,” according to Facebook. While Facebook recruited the four chairs of the board, the other members were interviewed and approved by the chairs.
Mon Ami, a Stanford-grad startup, focuses on addressing the problem of elderly loneliness by employing college students to spend time with senior citizens.
In the first season of HBO’s “Silicon Valley,” the founders of the tech company Pied Piper developed a new compression algorithm that is more efficient than previously thought possible. The algorithm presented in the show was created by a Stanford professor at the bequest of HBO. (Photo: Courtesy of Tsachy Weissman)