Overview

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Primary Role
CEO @
Investments
2 Investments in 2 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
Unknown

Person Details

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Justin Shaffer works on the product team at Facebook. He’s led teams that have worked on Groups, Places, Privacy, Timeline, Photos, and Events.

Justin came to Facebook via the acquisition of Hot Potato in mid-2010 where he was the Founder and CEO. Hot Potato built software that made it easy to share what you were doing, where you were, and with whom – and connect to others doing the same.

Prior to founding Hot Potato, Justin served as Senior Vice President, New Media at MLB Advanced Media L.P., the online arm of Major League Baseball. Since 2001, he served in a variety of leadership roles focused on the development of the technology and product vision for the suite of offerings available to fans on MLB.com today.

Prior to MLBAM, Justin served at ScreamingMedia Inc., an internet based content aggregator and syndicator in New York. He’s an avid skier and racing sailor, and also enjoys engineering pursuits of all kinds.

Jobs (4)

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Current

Product Manager

Aug, 2010 - Current   (about 6 years)
Past
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Company
Oct, 2008
Aug, 2010
Founder and CEO
Feb, 2001
Nov, 2008
SVP, New Media

Investments (2)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jun, 2016undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Nov, 2014$3.2M / Series APersonal Investment

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