Derek Zender

Communications Associate and Multimedia Producer
San Francisco, CA

Derek is a communications associate and multimedia producer at Ploughshares Fund, where he conceives, manages, and executes all digital marketing and social media initiatives. He is also a co-producer and sound engineer for the Press the Button podcast.

Derek attended San Francisco State University and graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Marketing. He brings substantial digital marketing experience in both the private and public sector to Ploughshares Fund.

As an avid follower of international politics, Derek strongly believes in the power of marketing as a means of acheiving positive social change and advancing international security initiatives.

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Recent content

Daryl Kimball Reddit AMA

Arms Control Association director Daryl G. Kimball hosted an AMA (‘Ask me Anything’) session on Reddit, the 25th most visited web site in the world. Reddit’s AMA regularly features noteworthy individuals with unique expertise to take questions from anybody in...

September 21, 2016 - By Derek Zender
Command and Control

The highly anticipated new documentary, Command and Control, which presents a chilling account of one of many near nuclear disasters America has faced – and still faces – is opening in select theaters across the country for a limited time.

September 14, 2016 - By Derek Zender