Developers’ role in building community and changing the world for the better


Facebook updated its mission statement for the first time this year to “Give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together”. In his talk, Julien Decot, Director of EMEA Product Partnerships at Facebook shares why Facebook believes developers are an integral part of that mission and how Facebook’s tools provide them with ways to connect with people around the world. He will share inspiring examples of how developers, startups and tech-enabled organisations across the globe have utilised the Facebook Platform to build community and bring the world closer together.

Language: English

Level: Non technical / For everyone

Julien Decot

Director of Product Partnerships, EMEA - Facebook

Julien is a veteran internet executive with more than 10 years’ experience working in Silicon Valley across multiple senior roles in large consumer internet companies including, eBay and Skype. He joined Skype in 2007 where he built the team in charge of Strategy, Business Development and Corporate Development, and managed the strategic partnership between Skype and Facebook. In his role as Director of Product Partnerships, EMEA, at Facebook, Julien helps companies of all sizes use Facebook’s platform to build, grow and monetize their products.

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