/// Facebook Engineering and Products VP Greg Badros to Leave Company

September 20, 2013  |  All Things Digital

Greg Badros, Facebook’s vice president of engineering and products, plans to soon leave the company, AllThingsD has learned. Facebook confirmed Badros’s departure in a brief statement: “Greg was a valuable member of Facebook’s team, and we wish him the best of luck in the future,” said a Facebook spokesperson. A four-year Facebook vet, Badros worked for the company in a number of different capacities, including being one of five chief product VPs reporting directly to CEO Mark Zuckerberg. During that time, Badros was in charge of monetization and advertising products, and most recently headed up the company’s search efforts. Previous to his time at Facebook, Badros was most recently a senior director of engineering at Google, where for six years he was responsible for both consumer and ads products, including a heavy focus on Google’s AdSense. He also spent time at InfoSpace Inc, Go2Net and Transworld Numerics. It is not clear what Badros’s next steps will be, but according to his post about the departure, he looks to be getting deeper into venture capital and advising smaller companies. His full farewell statement is below: “I’m grateful to Mark and everyone at Facebook for creating an amazing company that provides an enormous ability to have positive impact in the world

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Facebook Engineering and Products VP Greg Badros to Leave Company

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