Jim Squires

As head of Instagram Business, Jim is responsible for helping businesses of all sizes market successfully on the platform. Prior to joining Instagram in 2013, Jim played a key role in the introduction of sponsored content in News Feed and mobile for Facebook. Before joining Facebook in 2009, Squires led product at both Mixercast, a startup that enabled brands to use widgets as a promotional vehicle, and Ning, a social networking platform. He was also director of product management at Yahoo, where he developed many of the company's video and entertainment products. He joined Yahoo in 1999 with the acquisition of Broadcast.com. Squires holds a BA in marketing from Texas Christian University and an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley.