Stephen Scheeler | Former Facebook CEO for Australia & New Zealand
Stephen Scheeler

Stephen Scheeler, Former Facebook CEO for Australia & New Zealand, Stephen Scheeler

Stephen is Australia's most authoritative voice on digital disruption, strategy, culture and leadership. He is the former Facebook CEO for Australia and New Zealand, where he guided Facebook’s unprecedented rise from quirky Silicon Valley start up to media and technology titan. Working with Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg and Facebook’s Silicon Valley leaders, his tenure at Facebook saw the Australia and New Zealand business – including Instagram, Messenger, Whatsapp and Oculus – grow to become one of the most successful Facebook markets in the world.

As advisor, mentor and speaker, Stephen Scheeler partners with Australia's business leaders to help them master digital strategy, culture & leadership, and build innovative, global, billion-dollar businesses. As a speaker, Stephen has a unique ability to excite audiences on the power of technology, the future of business and the new paradigm of 21st-century leadership. He is an inspiring personality on the highest-profile stages and is a member of the Prime Minister’s Knowledge Nation 100, top innovation leaders in Australia.


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Inside Facebook: The secrets behind Facebook's meteoric rise and how you can apply them to your business

Facebook’s unprecedented rise to world dominance is well-known. Harvard dorm room. Geeky teen founder. Hackathons. Billions of friends, fans, shares and likes. Fake news. Filter bubbles.But the true story of Facebook’s journey is far more fascinating than any outsider’s book or Hollywood movie. Former Facebook CEO for Australia and New Zealand, Stephen Scheeler, knows this story because he was there. In this captivating keynote, Stephen shares his insider’s insights about what makes Facebook tick, how the company makes decisions, how it nurtures its famous “move fast and break things” culture, how it drives innovation and disruption, and what Mark Zuckerberg and other Facebook leaders really do to maintain Facebook’s explosive growth, even in the face of front-page controversy.
last published: 16/Jul/19 05:25 GMT

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