Randi Zuckerberg sister of Mark Zuckerberg And former Director of Market Development and Spokeswoman for Facebook will begin hosting a weekly hour-long show on SiriusXM’s “Business Radio Powered by the Wharton School .
Randi Zuckerberg said that she learned how to host live shows while working at Facebook, she launched and moderated a series of live events that featured celebrity guests from pop star Katy Perry to President Barack Obama and encouraged audience to participate via social media.
- Dot Complicated with Randi Zuckerberg is launching July 23 on Business Radio Powered by the Wharton School Channel
- The show will air Wednesdays from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm ET
Full press release Below :
Starting July 23rd, 2014, media executive and best-selling author Randi Zuckerberg will help listeners untangle their modern wired lives and decode the world of tech in a fun, entertaining and approachable way
New York, NY– – SiriusXM (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that Randi Zuckerberg, media executive and New York Times best-selling author, will host “Dot Complicated with Randi Zuckerberg.” This new weekly one-hour show launches on Wednesday, July 23rd, exclusively on SiriusXM’s Business Radio Powered by the Wharton School channel, which features some of the most successful and creative leaders of the business world.
Broadcasting from the Wharton School’s studio in San Francisco each week, Zuckerberg will offer listeners advice on real ways to help untangle their modern tech lives, and how to find a new normal with technology as a true asset and helper, not a burden or distraction. Drawing on years of experience in the tech sector as an entrepreneur and mother, Zuckerberg will also provide a forum to explore how technology and social media overwhelms, and sometimes controls, peoples’ lives. “Dot Complicated” will also delve into the latest high tech innovations for kids, parents and even pets, examining what is new in technology that can be incorporated into their daily lives. Randi and her guests will serve as expert guides to gadgets, technology and media and whether they warrant a “Like or Dislike.”
With its call-in format and Zuckerberg’s dose of humor and irreverence, “Dot Complicated” will also address questions catered to adults and parents including “how young is too young for technology and social media,” “have we allowed technology to take over our lives, “can we afford to keep up with the newest gadgets at any cost” and “do you really need a purse that charges your phone (answer is yes).”
“In this world of devices, multiple screens, and constant interruptions via email, text, and video, it’s a rare privilege for me to connect with my audience via audio – one of the few remaining mediums where you can still get someone’s undivided attention,” says host Randi Zuckerberg. “I am thrilled to launch my own talk radio show with Sirius XM to discuss how all the newest websites, gadgets, apps, and inventions are affecting our daily lives, in a way that is lively, fun and entertaining. Listeners may even forget they are learning in the process! I’ll arm the audience with all the latest info, they will definitely become the in-the-know, early adopter among their friends.”