Sam LessinMenlo Park, California, United States
Bio
Sam is currently an intern at The Information and co-founder and co-CEO of Fin. He also invests in tech startups through Slow Ventures, where he is a partner. He was formerly a vice president of product management at Facebook from 2010 to 2014, where he managed the People, Places, and Things product group and the Identity product group. Prior to joining Facebook Sam founded drop.io, a file-sharing platform that was acquired by Facebook in 2010. Before drop.io Sam was an associate at Bain and Company. In his spare time Sam enjoys skiing and kite-surfing. He is married to Jessica Lessin, founder of The Information.
Social
Experience
Co-Founder
Fin
May 2015 - Current
Partner
Slow Ventures
Apr 2015 - Current
moar trouble causing... with very early companies.
Intern
The Information
Aug 2014 - Current
Get coffee, build ikea furniture, write a column, 'Modest Proposals' (theinformation.com)
Vice President, Product Management
Facebook
Mar 2014 - Sep 2014
Run 'People, Places, Things' PG... create some problems, solve others.
Director Of Product Management, Identity Product Group
Facebook
Oct 2010 - Mar 2014
Run the Identity product group (in charge of profiles and privacy product among other things)... create some problems, solve others.
CEO
Drop.Io
Oct 2007 - Oct 2010
Associate Consultant
Bain & Company
Aug 2005 - Aug 2007
Education
Dwight - Englewood School
Harvard University
Bachelors, Bachelor Of Arts In Social Studies