Dave Morin

Entrepreneur

As an early member of the Facebook team, Dave played a variety of product, marketing, strategy, and management roles in expanding the Facebook ecosystem.

Most recently, Dave was a co-inventor of Facebook Connect which was created to make the Internet a more social place. Facebook Connect is now used by over 80,000 websites and applications to empower over 60 million users to connect and share with their friends across the Web, the iPhone, and many other devices and consoles.

Earlier, Dave was a co-inventor of the revolutionary Facebook Platform, the world's first social platform. Since launch, the multi-billion dollar Facebook Platform ecosystem has grown to include over 1 million developers in 180 countries that have created over 500,000 applications which have been installed over 10 billion times by over 450 million people worldwide.

Prior to Facebook, Dave held positions at Apple in product and marketing. In his college dorm room, he also founded a small design focused Internet company called DM Design Studios.

A passionate and well received speaker, Dave has delivered keynotes and spoken at events worldwide such as South by Southwest, Future of Web Apps, Web 2.0 Expo, Le Web, Microsoft MIX, O'Reilly Foo Camp, and Facebook f8.

Dave was named #16 of the 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company in 2009.

Dave received a degree in Economics and Business from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Dave grew up under the big sky of Montana where he was ranked as one of the top downhill ski racers in the United States. Today, he lives and works in beautiful San Francisco.

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