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Tom Alison, Head of Facebook

Tom Alison, Head of Facebook

Tom Alison is head of Facebook, overseeing the development and strategy across News Feed, Stories, Groups, Video, Marketplace, Gaming, News, Dating, Ads and more. Tom joined Meta, then called Facebook, in 2010 and was instrumental in navigating the company’s shift to mobile product development. During his tenure he has managed a number of products including Groups, Search, News Feed, News, Profile, as well as the core experience of the Facebook app on desktop and mobile.

Previously, Tom worked as a software engineer in the field of quantitative finance, and co-founded a social communication startup. Tom graduated from New York University with a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy. Tom hails from New York, and now lives in California with his wife and two children.


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