Patrick Harris

Patrick is the Director of Global Agency Development at Facebook, Inc. He leads a team responsible for driving education, advocacy and strategic partnerships with the world’s largest advertising agencies. Prior to joining Facebook, Patrick was the US Director of Search at Microsoft where he set the tactical direction and go-to-market strategy for Microsoft's top ad agency partners. Prior to Microsoft, Patrick led Business Development for Reprise Media, a leading search engine marketing firm since acquired by Interpublic Group. Patrick's digital marketing career started in 1999 where he helped build sales activities in New York and the Southeastern U.S. for Ask Jeeves (now Ask.com, an IAC company). Patrick earned a bachelor's degree in Communications from the University of San Diego. He currently resides in Westport, CT with his wife and two daughters.