Brandee Barker was hired in 2006 as Facebook’s first head of communications. While at Facebook, she led the PR strategy around their investments, acquisitions, strategic partnerships and product announcements, including News Feed, Pages, “Share,” “Like,” and Facebook Ads. As an expert in communications strategy, she’s become the go-to PR person in Silicon Valley and has advised some of the fastest-growing companies of this decade including Airbnb, Dropbox, Groupon, Spotify, and Uber. In 2012, she helped launched Sheryl Sandberg’s book "Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead" and the accompanying non-profit, LeanIn.org. Today, she runs her own agency called The Pramana Collective that she launched with the former PR heads Twitter and Skype.