Ian Simons is Head of Industry for Facebook‘s eCommerce vertical, where he oversees the company’s largest advertising partnerships. Prior to Facebook, Ian was a founding member of Pinterest’s monetization team, which involved launching the company’s ad products, API ecosystem, and building the Sales teams across North America. He also served in a number of leadership roles at Google, including overseeing the Technology advertising business, launching Google’s first ad serving platform, and participating in the DoubleClick integration. Ian received his MBA from Harvard Business School, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from London School of Economics and McGill University. He spends his free time chasing his three children around beaches, parks, and Silicon Valley.