Stephen Scheeler


Stephen Scheeler is the former Facebook CEO for Australia and New Zealand, where he helped guide Facebook’s unprecedented rise from quirky Silicon Valley success story to media and technology titan.

Working with Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg and Facebook’s Silicon Valley leaders, his time at Facebook saw the Australia and New Zealand business grow from mere start up into one of the most successful Facebook markets in the world.

Stephen is a seasoned business leader, with a career spanning over 25 years across consumer products, retail, ecommerce, automotive, financial services, media and technology.

Today – as founder of global advisory The Digital CEO, Senior Advisor to McKinsey & Company, and Executive-in-Residence at Asia-Pacific’s leading business school, the Australian Graduate School of Management – he partners with the CEOs and boards of some of the world’s leading companies to help them build world-beating digital strategies, capabilities, culture and leadership.

He is an inspiring personality on the highest-profile stages, and is a member of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s Knowledge Nation 100, top innovation leaders in Australia.



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