|The Wharton School, MBA|
Christian Hernandez Gallardo is Facebook’s Director for the UK and Pan-Euro. He leads Facebook’s commercial operations in the region, and is tasked with establishing strategic partnerships with innovative companies to develop technology and marketing solutions that help them connect and engage with Facebook’s more than 1 billion users. Christian joined Facebook in 2009 and led the international expansion of the company’s Business Development, Developer Relations, Gaming and Platform businesses.
Prior to Facebook, Christian worked at Google where he was involved in the commercial distribution of innovative products including mobile search and mobile ads, Android and the Chrome browser. Christian has also worked at Microsoft where he was the Global Marketing Manager for Windows Mobile Smartphones. He started his career in technology as a Product Manager for MicroStrategy, a software start-up he joined prior to its 1998 IPO.
Christian holds a degree in Economics from Duke University and an MBA from The Wharton School. He currently serves on Wharton’s Executive Board for Europe, Middle East and Africa and on the Board of Advisors at Seedcamp. Christian is an investor and advisor to a number of technology start-ups. Born in El Salvador and having grown up across Latin America, the US and Europe, Christian now resides in London with his wife and three children.
The Next WebAdded: 4/30/13