Ethan Beard

Entrepreneur in Residence

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Ethan Beard is an Entrepreneur in Residence at Greylock Partners.

Previously, Ethan served as Director of the Facebook Developer Network, where he oversaw worldwide developer relations, operations and product marketing for the Facebook API. Prior, he served as Director of Business Development at Facebook leading the team responsible for creating and managing strategic partnerships. Ethan joined Facebook from Google, where he served as Director of Social Media and Director of New Business Development. Prior to Google, he spent several years as Director of Business Development for MTV Online. Earlier in his career, Ethan co-founded BigSoccer, an online community and store for soccer fans, and spent time structuring derivatives at Bank of America. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School of Business and an MBA from NYU Stern. Ethan supports a variety of non-profits including as a board member for Beyond 12 and  He is also an active member of the Silicon Valley band Coverflow. Originally from New England, Ethan now resides in San Francisco with his wife and two children.