Chris Cox is Facebook’s chief product officer (CPO). He consults directly with Mark Zuckerberg on product development and also manages the company’s applications including Facebook, WhatsApp, Messenger, and Instagram.
He stepped down from the CPO position in 2019 as Facebook sought new leadership in a move toward an encrypted, integrated messaging network. However, he returned to the role in June 2020.
Cox joined Facebook in 2005 as one of its first 15 software engineers. He walked away from a graduate degree program at Stanford University to join the company. He proved instrumental in the design and initial development of key features such as the news feed.
He later became the director of human resources, responsible for developing the company's HR and recruiting programs. In that role, he spearheaded the creation of Facebook’s mission and values. He became vice president of product in 2008, where he developed the company’s product management and design teams. He remained in that role until 2014 when he became CPO.
At 28 years old, Cox was recognized as one of Forbes’ “40 Under 40” and one of Fast Company's “Most Creative People in Business.” In 2015, Forbes dubbed him "The Most Important Executive In Silicon Valley That No One Is Talking About.”
Cox was born in Atlanta, Georgia and raised in Winnetka, Illinois. He attended Stanford University, where he earned his bachelor's degree in symbolic systems with a concentration in artificial intelligence in 2003.
He is married to film director Visra Vichit-Vadakan, and the couple has two children together.
What is Christopher K. Cox's net worth?
The estimated net worth of Christopher K. Cox is at least $9.11 million as of April 3rd, 2019. Mr. Cox owns 25,141 shares of Facebook stock worth more than $9,106,070 as of August 5th. This net worth approximation does not reflect any other assets that Mr. Cox may own. Additionally, Mr. Cox receives a salary of $2,100,000.00 as Insider at Facebook.
How old is Christopher K. Cox?
Mr. Cox is currently 38 years old. There are 8 older executives and no younger executives at Facebook. The oldest executive at Facebook is Mr. Henry T. A. Moniz, Chief Compliance Officer, who is 56 years old.
What is Christopher K. Cox's salary?
As the Insider of Facebook, Inc., Mr. Cox earned a total compensation package of $69,682,654.00 in 2020. Mr. Cox earned a salary of $421,385.00, a bonus of $691,334.00, stock awards of $67,999,256.00, and other compensation of $570,679.00.There are 2 executives that earn more than Mr. Cox. The highest earning executive at Facebook is Mr. Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, Founder, Chairman & CEO, who commands a salary of $25,290,000.00 per year.
How do I contact Christopher K. Cox?
The corporate mailing address for Mr. Cox and other Facebook executives is 1601 WILLOW ROAD, MENLO PARK CA, 94025. Facebook can also be reached via phone at 650-618-7714 and via email at [email protected]
Has Christopher K. Cox been buying or selling shares of Facebook?
Christopher K. Cox has not been actively trading shares of Facebook within the last three months. Most recently, Christopher K. Cox sold 58,300 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, April 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $175.02, for a transaction totalling $10,203,666.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 25,141 shares of the company's stock, valued at $4,400,177.82.
Who are Facebook's active insiders?
Are insiders buying or selling shares of Facebook?
During the last twelve months, insiders at the social networking company sold shares 162 times. They sold a total of 5,794,699 shares worth mmore than $1,774,152,839.85. The most recent insider tranaction occured on August, 04th when Mark Zuckerberg CEO bought 77,300 shares worth more than $27,559,769.00. Insiders at Facebook own 14.0 % of the company.
Information on this page was last updated on 8/4/2021.