Fidji Simo

Fidji Simo | Speaker at the C2 Montréal 2020 business conference
Head of the Facebook App, Facebook
Fidji Simo is the Head of the Facebook App, where she leads the development and strategy for the Facebook App, including News Feed, Stories, Groups, Video, Marketplace, Gaming, News, Dating, Ads and more. Fidji joined Facebook in 2011. She has been a core driver of Facebook's mobile monetization strategy and led the team in charge of developing ad formats for mobile. She has also made video a critical part of the Facebook experience, from rolling out videos that autoplay in News Feed, to building and launching Facebook Live and Watch. Fidji has been recognized by Fortune as part of their “40 under 40” annual ranking of the most influential young people in business. She was also #2 on Fast Company’s list of “Most Creative People in Business.” She was ranked 10th most influential French person in the world by Vanity Fair. Prior to Facebook, Fidji joined eBay in 2007 as part of the strategy team. She holds a Master of Management from HEC Paris and spent the last year of her master’s program at the UCLA Anderson School of Business. She serves on the boards of Cirque du Soleil and of Women in Product, a nonprofit she co-founded to help women reach leadership positions in product management.

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