shadow

Randi Zuckerberg quits Facebook, starts new company

Randi Zuckerberg has given her notice at Facebook. Mark Zuckerberg's sister will be starting her own company which is currently shrouded in mystery.

Norbert von der Groeben/Reuters
Randi Zuckerberg quits Facebook? Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did not immediately comment on the news that his older sister has left Facebook to start her own company.

Facebook says Randi Zuckerberg, the sister of CEO Mark Zuckerberg, is leaving the company after six years.

Facebook said Thursday that Zuckerberg, who had led Facebook's consumer marketing team, is leaving to start her own company. Facebook says the company is "grateful for her important service."

Zuckerberg did not immediately respond to an email for comment.

The blog AllThingsD, which earlier reported her departure, says she is leaving to start a company called RtoZ Media. Few details are available on the startup's website, which says RtoZ is still working on "absolutely everything about this new initiative."

The venture will likely build on Zuckerberg's work at Facebook. There, she worked with media companies to bring elections and other current events to the social network.

of 5 stories this month > Get unlimited stories
You've read 5 of 5 free stories

Only $1 for your first month.

Get unlimited Monitor journalism.