Katherine Shappley

Katherine Shappley leads Facebook's North American Global Business Group Account and Partner Management teams. A ten-year veteran of Facebook, Katherine oversees sales and account management for businesses who use Facebook to connect and grow. Her passion for small business started after college while teaching English internationally in Turkey, the Czech Republic, and South Korea. Many of Katherine's students were small business owners with unique passions and a hunger for learning. Katherine saw firsthand the impact enabling small business growth can have on economies around the globe. As a lifelong advocate for advancing equity in media, Katherine sits on the board for the Alliance for Inclusive and Multicultural Marketing. Previously, Katherine led Facebook’s US Agency and Financial Services sales teams in New York and before joining Facebook, Katherine led successful teams at Microsoft and Quigo Technologies.