Hossam Tewfik is a Product, General Management, and Operations leader who is focused on leveraging technology (especially machine learning) to work on tough product, strategy, or operations problems that make a difference to the world including MENA.
He brings significant experience in building multi-sided markets, defining and executing product and go-to-market strategy, monetization, and ecosystem security and integrity.
Currently, he is a Product Lead at Facebook where he leads the heart of Facebook app monetization which includes all global ad relevance and quality product work.
Previously, Hossam led all Facebook News Monetization product including the Instant Articles program which he built and scaled to $1B+ in revenue by creating a healthy and sustainable 3-sided market that drives value for millions of people, thousands of publishers, and millions of advertisers located in every country in the world.
Hossam started his work at Facebook on the Business Integrity team where he conceptualized and led one of Facebook’s first efforts to disrupt the economics of fake news.
Previously Hossam spent time as a growth equity investor focused on sourcing SaaS businesses and was also a founding product member at eSpark Learning, an education technology startup.
He started his career at L.E.K. Management Consulting where he focused on growth strategy and Private Equity due diligence engagements.
Hossam has been awarded the Facebook 2018 PMemy award for product distinction - an award reserved for the top Product Managers at Facebook - as well as the 2017 Facebook Power of Partnership award for demonstrating extraordinary, game-changing impact with internal and external stakeholders.
His work has been cited in Techcrunch, VentureBeat, the Information, Stratechery, the Wall Street Journal, and other publications.
Hossam holds bachelors’ degrees with distinction in Economics and Near Eastern Languages and Civilization from the University of Chicago as well as an MBA with distinction from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.