David Plouffe

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David Plouffe
David Plouffe official portrait.jpg
Senior Advisor to the President
In office
January 10, 2011 – January 25, 2013
PresidentBarack Obama
Preceded byDavid Axelrod
Succeeded byDan Pfeiffer
Personal details
Born (1967-05-27) May 27, 1967 (age 53)
Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
EducationUniversity of Delaware, Newark (BA)

David Plouffe (/ˈplʌf/; born May 27, 1967) is an American political strategist who helped propel the Barack Obama Presidential campaign to success in the 2008 US Elections where he served as campaign manager. [1][2]

In 2017, he joined Facebook owner Mark Zuckerberg's wife, Priscilla Chan's charity organization, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, after leaving Uber as a lead effort and advocacy. [3][4]

Plouffe was born in Wilmington, Delaware to Frances Vincent and James Plouffe.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Obama's Inner Circle Shares Inside Story". Retrieved 2018-06-25.
  2. "Dems lost in '16 over the economy: Messina". NBC News. Retrieved 2018-06-25.
  3. Balakrishnan, Anita (2017-01-10). "Uber's David Plouffe to join Chan Zuckerberg Initiative". CNBC. Retrieved 2018-06-25.
  4. Byrnes, Jesse (2017-01-10). "David Plouffe joins Chan Zuckerberg Initiative". TheHill. Retrieved 2018-06-25.
  5. "James Everett "Jim" Plouffe's Obituary on The News Journal". The News Journal. Retrieved 2018-06-25.