Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg talks with James Bennet about the knowledge economy, immigration reform, and his mission to provide Internet access for the world. This AtlanticLive event was hosted by the Newseum.
James Bennet is the president and editor in chief of The Atlantic.
Mark Zuckerberg is the CEO of Facebook, which he founded in 2004.
Facebook is a social utility that helps people communicate more
efficiently with their friends, families and coworkers. Mark is
responsible for setting the overall direction and product strategy for
the company. He leads the design of Facebook's service and development
of its core technology and infrastructure. Mark attended Harvard
University and studied computer science before moving the company to
Palo Alto, California.
When Mark Zuckerberg was asked where he identified on the political spectrum on his trip to Washington, he responded, "I'm pro-knowledge economy." While Zuckerberg touted education and immigration reform, he added, it is hard to affiliate with being either a democrat or a republican.