Caryn Marooney is the VP of Global Communications at Facebook, where she oversees communications for all Facebook and Instagram products. She's responsible for all of the company's external messaging and media relations. She reports to Elliot Schrage and works closely with Mark Zuckerberg. In fact, Zuck's 2016 "Year in Review" video revealed Caryn to be one of his closest friends. 
Prior to Facebook, Caryn co-founded OutCast Communications, one of Silicon Valley’s premier technology communications firms. As co-founder, partner, and CEO, Caryn was responsible for the planning and execution of communications for companies of every size, from early stages onward, including Amazon, Netflix, Salesforce.com, and VMware.
In addition to Facebook, Caryn is an advisor to UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital and is on the board of Zendesk. Caryn is originally from New York City and holds a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University.