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Peggy Alford on rising to the top at Paypal

The executive has brought back a number of lessons from her stint at Mark Zuckerberg’s charitable foundation

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
1st March, 2020

Peggy Alford has spent more than 18 years working for PayPal, but not all in one go. She came back to the company last March after an 18-month gap, but this was no career break.

Those months were spent at Chan Zuckerberg, the charitable foundation set up by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan. She described it as “philanthropy done differently, at scale”, and said she took a number of lessons back with...

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