CTO & VP of Engineering

An entrepreneur, technical architect and manager, Mike Schroepfer is responsible for harnessing Facebook’s culture of speed, creativity and exploration to build products, services and infrastructure that support more than one billion people worldwide.

Before coming to Facebook, Schroepfer was vice president of engineering at Mozilla Corporation, where he led the global, collaborative, open and participatory product development process behind Mozilla’s popular software, such as the Firefox Web browser.

Formerly the chief technology officer for Sun Microsystems’ data center automation division (“N1”), and founder, chief architect and director of engineering at CenterRun, he holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in computer science from Stanford University. His first cellphone: “A Motorola DynaTAC (borrowed from my dad).”

Posts With Mike Schroepfer

Talking Mobile With Two of Facebook’s Key Chat Heads (Full Dive Video)

At D: Dive Into Mobile, CTO Mike Schroepfer and Facebook Home creator Cory Ondrejka talked about what it took to build Facebook Home and where the social network plans to go from here.
Ondrejka, right, with Facebook CTO Mike Schroepfer

Google Glass, Workday and “WTF, Firefox OS?” — 10 Things You Need to See on AllThingsD This Week

A convenient roundup of the Top 10 stories that powered AllThingsD this week.

About Those Ongoing Conversations Between Apple and Facebook (Video)

Just answer the question, Mike.

Facebook Wants to Bring Its Home to the World

Facebook’s mobile overlay for Android will get its international release Tuesday.

Facebook’s Chat Heads Come to iPhones, iPad With App Update

It’s not Home. But it’s a little bit like Home.
Ondrejka, right, with Facebook CTO Mike Schroepfer

Mobile Goes Global

From New York City today and tomorrow, D: Dive Into Mobile puts top execs onstage for their perspective on the global mobile scene.

Watch Google, WhatsApp, Facebook and Ushahidi on Our Dive Into Mobile Livestream

Watch Google’s Eric Schmidt, WhatsApp’s Jan Koum, Facebook’s Mike Schroepfer and Ushahidi’s Juliana Rotich live on April 16.

Facebook Names Mike Schroepfer CTO

The former VP of Engineering gets a nice title bump.

Dive Into Mobile Ready to Take Back Manhattan on April 15 and 16

Hurricane Sandy forced a change in plans, but we’ve rescheduled our mobile conference for April 15 and 16.

Countdown to Dive Into Mobile (Plus Some Livestreaming for Those Who Can’t Make It IRL)

D: Dive Into Mobile kicks off in less than one week, and we at team #dmobile (hashtag alert!) are ready to go.

Facebook Not Sleepless in Seattle

Mozilla's CEO John Lilly Speaks!