Matt Idema, 9/21, COO of WhatsApp to kick off the 2021-22 Dolan Dean’s Executive Forum- Registration Required

Date: 09-21-2021

Time: 12:00 PM


The Dolan Dean’s Executive Forum welcomes Matt Idema, Chief Operating Officer (COO) at WhatsApp, to kick off the 2021-22 speaker series on Tuesday, September 21, 12- 1 p.m. Held via Zoom Webinar, the event will be moderated by Dean Zhan Li, DBA, and Nazuk Sharma, PhD, assistant professor of marketing. Register today.

As COO, Idema leads the company's business strategy and operations, including monetization, growth, partnerships, and customer teams. The discussion will explore Idema’s professional journey and provide insight on the WhatsApp/Facebook acquisition, trends within the technology sector, social responsibility and privacy, and future outlook and advice. Idema is eager to share his thoughts on how to start and build successful careers in technology, as well as business opportunities within tech. There will be a specific focus on recommendations for students interested in these fields.

The Fairfield Dolan Dean’s Executive Forum engages thought leaders and distinguished executives to discuss issues that have profound impacts on business and/or societies. This series is designed for the Fairfield Dolan community including students, faculty, alumni, parents, supporters and friends.

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