Wednesday, November 6, 2019
With 20 years of combined senior management experience both at Facebook and Amazon, Dan Rose P’20 developed—and will share—a philosophy of vulnerable leadership that guided his management style and helped him grow from an individual contributor to leading a large and transformational global organization.
Dan Rose P'20 is chairman of Coatue, a venture capital firm based in San Francisco. Prior to Coatue, Rose spent 20 years in leadership roles at both Amazon and Facebook. He was at Amazon from 1999-2006, where he managed retail divisions and helped incubate the Kindle. As vice president of partnerships at Facebook from 2006-2019, he helped grow the company from 130 employees to more than 30,000 and was responsible for early monetization strategy, business development, M&A, and community operations. In 2013, Rose joined the board of REDF, a non-profit that helps people with barriers to employment find jobs.
An avid surfer and golfer, Rose graduated from Harvard College.