Come Facebook‘s IPO day – which is still to be determined – CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be ringing the opening bell via remote link from Facebook’s 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park campus.
CNBC broke the news in a tweet on Monday:
News Alert: Facebook to ring opening bell remotely from Menlo Park HQ — Zuckerberg will stay at Menlo Park headquarters $FB
VentureBeat has independently confirmed with people close to the company that Zuck will indeed ring the bell from the safe confines of the Valley. Facebook is expected to IPO this upcoming Friday, May 18th at an approximate $100 billion valuation. There has been no confirmation on whether Zuckerberg will be wearing his signature hoodie, though all signs point to a resounding yes.
We will keep you updated as this story develops.