Ime Archibong is Head of New Product Experimentation at Facebook. His organisation builds and manages global partnerships that support Facebook's mission, product and business strategy.
He joined Facebook almost nine years ago and is currently responsible for a team that supports innovation – e.g. developers, blockchain, etc. – and social impact – e.g. community leaders, social good, education, etc – work at Facebook.
Prior to Facebook, Ime began his career as a software engineer in IBM’s Systems and Technology Group. After a few years, he transitioned to corporate strategy and, ultimately, became an IBM Advanced Technology Business Development professional.
Ime holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from Yale University, and received the Roosevelt L. Thompson Prize, awarded to a graduate for exemplifying great human warmth, a commitment to fairness, compassion for all people, and the promise of moral leadership in the public sphere. Ime also received his MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and served as class president.