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Virtual Paley: A Conversation with Adam Mosseri, Head of Instagram

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
9:00 to 9:45 am PT / 12:00 to 12:45 pm ET

Join New York Times best-selling author Elaine Welteroth as she interviews Instagram head Adam Mosseri, covering topics ranging from youth culture, the fight for racial justice, Instagram’s next chapter, and social media in the time of COVID-19.

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Adam Mosseri
Head of Instagram

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Elaine Welteroth
New York Times Bestselling Author and Journalist

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Adam Mosseri

Head of Instagram

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Adam Mosseri (@mosseri) is the Head of Instagram where he oversees all functions of the business including engineering, product and operations. A designer at heart, Adam is known for balancing sharp design thinking with thoughtful product strategy to create experiences that bring people together and encourage authentic communication.
 
Adam has been at Facebook for more than eleven years. He was design director for Facebook's mobile apps and then moved into product management where he led the News Feed product and engineering teams for many years. He was Head of News Feed prior to joining Instagram where he oversaw product before managing the entire organization.
 
Prior to Facebook, Adam worked at TokBox as the company’s first designer. He began his career founding a design consultancy in 2003 with offices in New York and San Francisco that focused on graphic, interaction and exhibition design. Adam holds a BA from the Gallatin School of Interdisciplinary Study at NYU where he studied Information Design and Media.
 
Born and raised in New York, he now lives in San Francisco with his wife and two sons.

Elaine Welteroth

New York Times Bestselling Author and Journalist

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Elaine Welteroth is a New York Times bestselling author, an award-winning journalist and a producer and judge on the new Project Runway. She is known for her groundbreaking work at the helm of Teen Vogue, where she was appointed the youngest ever Editor-in-Chief at a Conde Nast publication in 2017. She's now a leading expert and advocate for the next generation of change-makers. She was recently appointed Cultural Ambassador for Michelle Obama's When We All Vote initiative. Her writing appears in The New York Times, British Vogue, and The Hollywood Reporter. She has written for the hit show Grown-ish and has appeared on-camera for a range of media outlets including ABC News and Netflix. Welteroth released her first book “More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are No Matter What They Say” in June 2019, published by Viking Press. Her debut literary work became an immediate New York Times bestseller and was the recipient of the 2020 NAACP Image award for Outstanding Literary Work - Autobiography / Biography. She lives with her husband in Brooklyn, New York.

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