Rich leads Facebook’s Small Business Group, which helps small businesses around the world connect with their customers. Prior to joining Facebook, Rich spent a decade helping businesses drive innovation by adopting and leveraging cloud computing technologies at Google.

Before that, Rich held roles in engineering, product management, corporate strategy and marketing at Dell and Trilogy, where he led in formulating growth strategies and in designing and launching multi-billion dollar products and services. Rich graduated with a BSc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from Harvard University.

Rich Rao of Facebook Small Business Group