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Randi Zuckerberg, October 26, 2016, February 21, 2020

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Scope and Contents

Contains digital video of American businesswoman Randi Zuckerberg's October 26, 2016 appearance in the Center for the Arts for the 2016-2017 Distinguished Speakers Series.

Begins with a video montage of past Distinguished Speakers Series appearances (0:00) and introductions by Dean of the School of Management Paul Tesluk and student Lindsay Macaluso (3:26). Randi Zuckerberg (8:10) speaks about the beginning of her career in marketing (9:30), working for Facebook (11:28), creating Facebook Live (19:58), her company Zuckerberg Media (25:07), technology trends and the changing workplace (29:16), virtual reality (48:55), technology in our day-to-day lives (54:12), and unplugging (59:10). Randi sings a technological parody of "Part of Your World" from The Little Mermaid at the end of her talk (1:05:27). A question and answer session follows (1:07:03), led by Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs A. Scoot Weber and Executive Director for the Center for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness Molly Anderson, in which Zuckerberg answers the following questions from the audience: Did you have to make sacrifices in order to be successful? (1:09:08); How can we create online platforms that encourage meaningful and thoughtful conversation in diverse communities? (1:11:35); How can technology and social media help political campaigns? (1:14:32); How do you keep your goals in perspective as a multi-hyphenate, and what is your definition of work/life balance? (1:17:43); Discussion about social media, organ donation, and 3-D printing in organ transplants (1:20:19); What does mentorship mean to you? (1:22:50); Who helped you realize your passion for marketing? (1:24:37); How do you foresee emerging social media trends revolutionizing the social landscape and the ways in which we communicate with each other? (1:26:24); As a fellow woman in science, technology, engineering and math, what advice would you give to women who feel like outsiders in their own careers? (1:28:48); What is your opinion of other social media platforms like Twitter and Snapchat? (1:30:44); What is your favorite question to ask leaders? (1:32:40). Video ends at 1:33:53.

Also includes digital video of Zuckerberg's speech with slides.


  • October 26, 2016
  • Migrated: February 21, 2020


Conditions Governing Access

The recording of the Distinguished Speaker Series event with Randi Zuckerberg, October 26, 2016 may only be accessed onsite within the library at this time.


0.540 Gigabytes (1 file (1:34:57 hours))

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Originals

DVD 11-6-1392-114-BD DVD 11-6-1392-114-BD-02

Processing Information

Digital files created by William Regan and the Office of Special Events were transferred to the University Archives on various types of storage media including compact discs and digital optical discs. Where possible, digital content saved on storage media was migrated from the storage media, normalized to standard preservation and access formats, and transferred to a stable preservation environment following the University Libraries' Digital Preservation guidelines. Some folder titles and file titles were altered to assist researchers in locating and identifying digital content.

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