This week, Facebook Chief Privacy Officer Chris Kelly announced that he is taking the first steps in a bid to be elected as attorney general of California. Kelly, a former Clinton White House staffer, has not yet made plans to leave his post at Facebook while his bid is still in the exploratory stages.
There are plenty of Silicon Valley successes who have left politics for the tech industry--Kelly's Facebook colleagues Sheryl Sandberg, Ted Ullyot, and Elliot Schrage among them--but not as many who make the jump in reverse. Here's our guide to the notable few who have, along with some who have dabbled in D.C.
May 1, 2009 3:58 AM PDT
Photo by: Chris Kelly 2010
| Caption by: Caroline McCarthy
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