Tom Alison is Head of the Facebook App where he oversees the development and strategy across News Feed, Stories, Groups, Video, Marketplace Gaming, News, Dating, Ads and more. Tom joined Facebook in 2010 and was instrumental in navigating Facebook’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.
Prior to joining Facebook, 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.