Previously, Ethan served as Director of the Facebook Developer Network, where he oversaw worldwide developer relations, operations and productmarketing for the Facebook API.
Prior, he served as Director of Business Development at Facebook leading the team responsible for creating and managing strategic partnerships. Ethan joined Facebook from Google, where he served as Director of Social Media and Director of New Business Development.
Prior to Google, he spent several years as Director of Business Development for MTV Online. Earlier in his career, Ethan co-founded BigSoccer, an online community and store for soccer fans, and spent time structuring derivatives at Bank of America.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School of Business and an MBA from NYU Stern. Ethan supports a variety of non-profits including as a board member for Beyond 12 and represent.us. He is also an active member of the Silicon Valley band Coverflow. Originally from New England, Ethan now resides in San Francisco with his wife and two children.
Board & Advisor Roles (4)Update
|Mar 23, 2016||PE HUB - DFJ leads $6 mln Series A funding in Visionary VR|
|Mar 23, 2016||Venture Beat - Visionary VR raises $6 million to make it easier to create stories in VR|
|May 27, 2015||BGR Boy Genius Report - How Google and Android benefited from Microsoft and BlackBerry’s blindness|
|Mar 26, 2015||TechCrunch - Perform Or Crush Someone’s Dreams As A Judge In Music Competition App Chosen|
|Aug 1, 2014||Techdirt - Another SuperPAC Trying Another Approach To Getting 'Dark' Money Out Of Politics|
|Feb 4, 2014||TechCrunch - Former Facebook Developer Network Director And Googler Ethan Beard Joins Greylock As EIR|
|Dec 19, 2013||BGR Boy Genius Report - How the original iPhone forced Google to completely rebuild Android|
|Nov 12, 2013||9to5Google - Steve Jobs went all Steve Jobs on Andy Rubin, calling him a “big, arrogant f***”|