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Will Cathcart, Head of WhatsApp

Will Cathcart is the head of WhatsApp, overseeing development and strategy. Will joined Meta, then called Facebook, in 2010 and has worked on a number of product efforts, including leading product development for News Feed and the introduction of advertising into News Feed and on mobile. In 2018, Will was VP of the Facebook app where he oversaw the development and strategy for all Facebook app products including Video, Groups, Marketplace, News Feed, Stories, and more.

Before joining the company, Will worked at Google and was responsible for product development of anti-spam technologies for Google’s products, including Gmail. Will graduated from Colgate University with a bachelor’s degree in Mathematical Economics.

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