Dan Zigmond is a Zen priest ordained by Kobun Chino Otogawa Roshi in 1998. He is also a writer, father, and data scientist. He has practiced at San Francisco Zen Center and Jikoji Zen Center, and studied a range of Dharma traditions. He is currently the Director of Data Science at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, and previously led teams at Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Google, and Microsoft. He is a contributing editor at Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, author of the new book Buddha's Office: The Ancient Art of Waking Up While Working Well, and co-author of Buddha’s Diet: the Ancient Art of Losing Weight Without Losing Your Mind. He lives with his family in Menlo Park.
Governance Committee Chair