Tech Speaker Series

Foundations of Technology Series: Driving Transformation
Damian McKenna, Director, Advertising Technology at Facebook

About The Speaker

Damian McKenna, Director, Advertising Technology at Facebook

Damian leads the US eCommerce and Specialty Retail partnerships teams at Facebook, based in their Menlo Park, CA (HQ). Prior to Facebook, Damian spent 7+ years at Google, where he worked on their ad technology business, most recently led their programmatic (ad buying technology) business in the Americas.  Over his careers, Damian held leadership roles in product management, marketing and research/measurement leadership at several startup and mid-sized (publicly traded and private) companies in the digital space.

Damian is a New England native living the Bay Area with his wife, Jessica and his 3 children: Isabella (9), Liam (9) and Brianna 4).  And, as of this Christmas, “Blue” (their 3-month old puppy).  Damian is passionate about family, food, faith, education, tech, public policy and health.”

About Foundations of Technology Series

Join MBA students, alumni, prospects and admissions representatives for eight Saturdays of learning and networking around the technology industry. The technology industry forms a vital part of the Northern California economy and these sessions provide an opportunity to deepen your understanding and connections.

Engage with innovative leaders from top companies, deepen your industry and functional knowledge and get an inside track on internship and career paths.

Sessions are on Saturdays from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the GSM Bay Area campus in San Ramon. The dates are April 8, April 15, April 22, April 29, May 6, May 13, May 20 and June 3. Participants may attend all or individual sessions. Light refreshments will be served. 

Speakers Schedule*:

*subject to change based on availability