Drummond steps down from Uber’s board after three years.
Fiorina joins the advisory board of Americans for Economic Freedom.
As a businesswoman, I’m proud to stand with an organization that values and understands the prosperity that is created through smart economic policies. I look forward to working with AEF to increase our understanding of how to create American jobs and focus on economic growth.
Carson is named president of the board of East Baltimore Community Schools. He will help oversee operations for the Elmer A. Henderson School: A Johns Hopkins Partnership School. Hopkins President:
Dr. Carson has served the children of East Baltimore for many years. We are incredibly fortunate that he has now agreed to lend his time, expertise and energy to the students, parents and educators of the Henderson-Hopkins school. His talents will be a boon to the school, which itself is a keystone to the success of East Baltimore Development Inc.
Feld leaves the Zynga board. He is replaced by Paul, a partner at Spring Ventures.
Andreessen joins eBay’s board of directors while working on the Ning social networking platform. eBay President/CEO John Donahoe says:
Marc is a true visionary whose experience will be invaluable to eBay. We look forward to learning from Marc’s insights and expertise as we drive further innovation on our platform, invest in growth opportunities, and develop technology that will further benefit our customers, build powerful communities and enhance e-commerce.
After a period of speculation, Andreessen officially joins Facebook’s board of directors alongside Mark Zuckerberg, Jim Breyer, and Peter Thiel. The official press release calls Andreessen’s venture Ning, “a complementary platform to Facebook,” rather than a potential rival. Andressen says:
Facebook is one of the most innovative companies on the Web and it’s an honor to join the board. I’m looking forward to helping the team as Facebook continues to grow.
NAACP elects Bond as board chairman and he serves for 10 years.
When everybody else was getting worked up, I could find in Julian a cool serious analysis of what was going on.