Chief Product Officer, Facebook
Chris Cox is chief product officer at Facebook, leading its product management, design, and marketing functions globally. He is responsible for the core products and features that shape the social experience for the over 1.5 billion people who use Facebook every month. After earning his bachelor’s degree in symbolic systems from Stanford University in 2004, Cox joined Facebook in 2005 as a software engineer and helped build the first versions of key Facebook features, including News Feed. He then became director of human resources, setting the tone for Facebook’s culture, and later, vice president of product, before being promoted to chief product officer in 2014.