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Mr. Olivan is the Vice President of Central Products at Facebook, Inc. and a direct report of the CEO. Since 2007, Mr. Olivan has been responsible for Facebook’s international efforts, setting strategy and driving the growth of their global user base through product, marketing and internationalization initiatives. He currently leads and manages the central products and functions that span the four large Facebook applications: Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp, and Messenger. This includes Facebook’s growth efforts, integrity, ads and business platform, commerce and social impact efforts. Beyond his product teams, Mr. Olivan also leads several other groups, including Facebook’s teams for data science, internationalization, UX research and content strategy. Prior to working at Facebook, Inc., Mr. Olivan was a product manager at Siemens Mobile where he led a cross-functional team charged with the development and market launch of handset devices. Earlier in his career, Mr. Olivan worked for NTT Corporation in Japan as a research and development engineer and was responsible for developing software that enabled high-quality wireless video transmission to mobile devices. Mr. Olivan holds a master’s degree in business administration from Stanford University and master’s degrees in both electrical and industrial engineering from the University of Navarra.