2021 is seen as the year many senior Facebook executives have left or announced plans to leave in the coming months.
Here is a list of the most notable departures of Facebook in 2021.
Deborah Liu, formerly the head of Facebook’s online marketplace Marketplace, left this past February to become CEO of the website Ancestry.com.
David Fischer, Chief Revenue Officer, announced his departure in March. Fischer served as the company’s Head of Advertising Business and was in charge of the worldwide sales organization. His departure comes as Facebook prepares for privacy changes to Apple’s iOS operating system, which will make it more difficult for the company to deliver personalized ads.
In June, Facebook announced that Marne Levine, Vice President of Global Partnerships, would succeed Fischer and take on the new Chief Business Officer role.
Kevin Weil, Facebook’s vice president of product at Calibra, one of the co-founders of Facebook’s Novi cryptocurrency division, left in March. He joined satellite imaging company Planet, which has since went public earlier this month.
Weil is central to Facebook’s efforts to develop cryptocurrency and digital wallets. The wallet called Novi, which finally launched earlier this year, is powered by technology from Coinbase.
Prior to joining Facebook’s crypto team, Weil was Instagram’s VP of Product and played a key role in the Stories product development.
Hugo Barra, Vice President of Virtual Reality, left Facebook in May. Barra previously served as Vice President of Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi and before that was Vice President of Android product management at Google.
Earlier this month, Barra announced that he had joined the experimental Covid-19 startup Detect as CEO.
Carolyn Everson, served as the face of the company for major advertisers. In June, she said she would be stepping down as Vice President of Facebook’s global business team. Everson announced his departure after Levine was promoted to succeed Fischer and given the role of new Chief Sales Officer.
Following his departure, Everson moved to Instacart in August to serve as President of the grocery delivery service company.
Everson has spent more than a decade at Facebook and is one of the company’s most famous female executives, after Sandberg.
Fidji Simo, who led the Facebook app for the past two years, became CEO of Instacart after leaving Facebook in July. Simo has spent a decade at the company, going from product marketing officer to becoming became one of Facebook’s most prominent female executives.
She plays a key role in initiatives to bring more video content to the Facebook app by automating video, live streaming, and video streaming products on Facebook Watch.
Mike Verdu, who was Facebook’s VP of augmented and virtual reality content, left in July to join Netflix as VP of game development. Verdu left the company after just two years, where he worked on content for the Oculus VR headset. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President of Electronic Arts.
Mark D’Arcy, former creative director, resigned in August after more than 10 years with the company.
Samidh Chakrabarti, Facebook’s former head of civil integrity, left in September. Chakrabarti founded the company’s civil integrity product organization, which is responsible for making sure its services are safe for participation. of citizens.
That team played a key role in Facebook’s handling of the 2020 US Presidential election, but it was disbanded in December 2020, shortly before the January 6 uprising in Washington, DC.
Since his departure, Chakrabarti has become one of the most outspoken former Facebook executives on Twitter, frequently commenting on topics related to the company.
Mike Schroepfer, This past September, he said he’s leaving his job as chief technology officer in 2022. He’ll move into a part-time senior member role, helping Facebook recruit and develop technical talent. technology as well as supporting the company’s projects in the field of artificial intelligence.
Schroepfer has been with Facebook since becoming VP of Engineering in August 2008.
Brandon Silverman, founder and former CEO of CrowdTangle, left in October. Silverman joined Facebook in 2016 through the acquisition of CrowdTangle, an analytics tool that can be used to track popular posts across Facebook services.
David Marcus, Facebook’s head of crypto efforts, announced in November that he’s leaving at the end of the year.
Marcus joined the company in August 2014, after two years as President of PayPal. His initial role at Facebook was as Vice President of the company’s Messenger service. He then founded Facebook’s financial projects unit in May 2018.
Marcus spearheaded the creation of Facebook’s Libra blockchain coin and the Calibra digital wallet in June 2019. The goal is to get both projects up and running by 2020. Both of these projects have sunk. in 2020 after Facebook faced backlash against its crypto ambitions from lawmakers and regulators.
Julien Codorniou, who was Facebook’s former head of business communications software Workplace, said in early December that he had joined the venture firm Felix Capital.
Codorniou has led Workplace since launching the service in 2016, joining Facebook five years earlier as the platform partner group director. During Codorniou’s time running Workplace, the product grew its reach to 7 million paid subscribers.
Stan Chudnovsky, The company’s head of Messenger, announced in December that he would be leaving in Q2 2022. He joined Facebook in 2015 as Product Manager of the Messenger division.
His announcement comes a week after Marcus revealed his plans to leave Facebook. They were close colleagues at PayPal and later worked on Messenger. Chudnovsky took over Messenger from Marcus in May 2018.
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