Meta Platforms, Inc. Class A (META)

About Meta Platforms, Inc. (META)

Company Description:


Meta Platforms, Inc., formerly known as Facebook Inc., leads the global stage in social media and technology innovation. It revolutionized communication with its flagship platform, Facebook, and has since expanded its reach with other platforms like Instagram, WhatsApp, and Oculus, among others.

Founded by Mark Zuckerberg in 2004, Meta Platforms, Inc. has grown to become one of the world's most influential tech giants. Its headquarters is at 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, United States, from where it oversees a vast array of social networking services, virtual reality technology, and other initiatives.


Main Product(s):


Meta's primary products include the social networking site Facebook, the photo and video sharing app Instagram, the messaging app WhatsApp, and virtual reality products and services through its Oculus brand.


Short History of Meta Platforms, Inc:


  • February 2004 – Facebook was founded by Mark Zuckerberg and college roommates.
  • 2012 – Facebook went public with one of the largest tech IPOs.
  • 2014 – Acquired Oculus VR for $2 billion.
  • 2019 – Announced the new corporate name “Meta Platforms, Inc.” to reflect its focus on building the metaverse.
  • 2022 – Meta continued to invest heavily in the development of virtual and augmented reality technologies.

Key Executives:

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Mark Elliot ZuckerbergFounder, Chairman & CEO27.11MN/A1984
Ms. Susan J. S. LiChief Financial Officer4.94MN/A1986
Mr. Javier OlivanChief Operating Officer4.14MN/A1977
Mr. Andrew BosworthChief Technology Officer1.98MN/A1982
Mr. Christopher K. CoxChief Product Officer4.08MN/A1983
Mr. David M. WehnerChief Strategy Officer1.8MN/A1969
Mr. Aaron A. AndersonChief Accounting OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Atish BanerjeaChief Information OfficerN/AN/A1966
Ms. Deborah T. CrawfordVice President of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Jennifer G. NewsteadChief Legal Officer3.08MN/A1970

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