David Plouffe

David Plouffe, Director

David Plouffe served as President, Policy and Advocacy of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, or CZI, a charitable organization established by Priscilla Chan and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, from January 2017 to November 2019. Prior to joining CZI, Mr. Plouffe served as Senior Vice President of Policy and Strategy of Uber Technologies, Inc., or Uber, a technology-driven transportation company, from August 2014 to January 2017. Before Uber, Mr. Plouffe served in The White House as Senior Advisor to U.S. President Barack Obama from January 2011 to January 2013 and as Campaign Manager for President Obama’s historic campaign victory in 2008. Prior to the Obama White House years, Mr. Plouffe managed and served as the strategist in election efforts of U.S. senators, governors, members of Congress and mayors, and served as the Deputy Chief of Staff to the House Democratic leader on Capitol Hill. Mr. Plouffe has served as a member of the board of directors of the Obama Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded by Michelle Obama and President Obama, since January 2014, and currently serves on the boards of directors of a number of other nonprofit organizations. Mr. Plouffe holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in Political Science and Government, from the University of Delaware.