Thursday, June 30, 2011

Former Treasury Secretary Joins Andreessen Horowitz As Advisor - Kara Swisher - News - AllThingsD

Interesting times; see this post for details from Marc Andreessen; the career overview section therein includes “And, most importantly, a pivotal character in the recent movie ‘The Social Network’.”

In an unusual appointment for the longtime public servant, former U.S. Treasury Secretary Larry Summers will join Silicon Valley venture powerhouse Andreessen Horowitz as a part-time “Special Advisor.”

Summers got to know the firm with an assist from Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, who was a student of his when he was a professor at Harvard University.

Former Treasury Secretary Joins Andreessen Horowitz As Advisor - Kara Swisher - News - AllThingsD

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