Product Director, Facebook
Daniel Danker is a Product Director at Facebook, leading product management of the company’s video product and Facebook Live. Daniel joined Facebook in January 2016, and oversaw the global rollout of Facebook Live, as well as new formats including Live 360 and Live.
Before joining Facebook, Daniel was Chief Product Officer of Shazam, where he sat on Shazam’s executive board and was responsible for the company’s product strategy and direction. Daniel led the expansion of Shazam’s role in music and was instrumental in growing new businesses like Shazam for television.
Daniel joined Shazam in 2013 from the BBC, where he was the General Manager of BBC iPlayer, responsible for making it ubiquitous across mobile, web, and connected TV. Daniel also launched iPlayer Radio to reinvent the BBC’s online radio and music experience, created a seamless journey from broadcast to connected television through the Connected Red Button, and delivered the media experience for the London 2012 Olympics.
Daniel was previously a Senior Director at Microsoft, where he helped to develop Mediaroom (the company’s internet-connected TV platform), music, and Xbox products.
Daniel has extensive international experience, having worked in Silicon Valley, Paris, and London. He was born in Israel and grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area. He graduated from the University of California at Berkeley.