Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mark is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Facebook, which he founded in 2004. Mark is responsible for setting the overall direction and product strategy for the company. He leads the design of Facebook's service and development of its core technology and infrastructure. Mark studied computer science at Harvard University before moving the company to Palo Alto, California.
Chief Operating Officer
Sheryl Sandberg is Chief Operating Officer at Facebook. She oversees the firm's business operations including sales, marketing, business development, legal, human resources, public policy and communications. Prior to Facebook, Sandberg was vice president of Global Online Sales and Operations at Google, where she built and managed the online sales channels for advertising and publishing and operations for consumer products worldwide. She previously served as Chief of Staff for the United States Treasury Department under President Bill Clinton and began her career as an economist with the World Bank. She received B.A. and M.B.A degrees from Harvard University.
Sandberg also serves on the boards of Facebook, ONE, The Walt Disney Company, Women for Women International, the Center for Global Development and V-Day.
Chief Financial Officer
David is Chief Financial Officer of Facebook, where he leads the finance, facilities and information technology teams. Prior to joining Facebook in September 2009, David worked at Genentech Inc., a leading biotechnology company, most recently as its Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President. David joined Genentech in 1994 and served in a number of roles, including Senior Vice President, Product Operations; Vice President, Product Development; and Director, Business Development. Prior to Genentech, David worked as a research analyst at Oppenheimer & Company Inc. He serves on the board of Ironwood Pharmaceuticals and was selected as a Fellow in the Henry Crown Fellowship Program. David holds a bachelor’s in economics and international relations from Brown University.
Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Engineering
Mike is responsible for harnessing the organization’s culture of speed, creativity and exploration to build products, services and infrastructure that support the more than 1 billion people worldwide who use Facebook. Before coming to Facebook, Mike was the Vice President of Engineering at Mozilla Corporation, where he led the global, collaborative, open and participatory product development process behind Mozilla's popular software, such as the Firefox web browser.
Mike was formerly the Chief Technology Officer for Sun Microsystems' data center automation division ("N1") and founder, Chief Architect and Director of Engineering at CenterRun.
Mike holds a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in computer science from Stanford University.
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