Lauren Legette

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meet Lauren 

meet Lauren 

Lauren Legette is the Business Lead of Business Product Marketing at Facebook Inc. She leads strategy, business, and management initiatives for the company's Business Product Marketing, supporting 140M+ businesses. Lauren is the strategic advisor and partners directly with the VP of Global Business Product Marketing of Facebook. Previously, Lauren has held positions at companies including Uber, Fast Company Magazine and Food Network.

Lauren has demonstrated her ability to develop campaigns that resonate with a variety of audiences. When working with clients, her primary goal is to help business leaders humanize their brand to more authentically connect with the consumer. Having traveled all over the world, Lauren brings a global perspective and a fresh forward-looking approach that is sensitive to the cultural nuances. 

She’s passionate about helping brands, millennials and women understand how to use their resources to live life on their own terms. Lauren shares this message on the main stage - having spoken at industry leading conferences and events such as Build Your Own Brand (BYOB).

Outside of work, Lauren is involved with several philanthropic activities, including volunteering as a Girl Scout Troop co-leader and being an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. 

Lauren has a Bachelors of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism with a minor in Advertising from the Hampton University. In 2017, she earned a certificate in Leadership Executive Education from Harvard Business School (HBX). 

She currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her 3 year old Labradoodle puppy, Bear.

She’s a total foodie.

Maybe it was my experience at the Food Network, but I really value a beautiful meal. I love trying new foods—though my all-time favorite cuisine is Vietnamese. Can’t get enough of the spice!

California for now, but she’s been all over.

I was born in Texarkana, TX but grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio. I’ve also lived in Hampton (Virginia), Miami, Washington, D.C., and even Mexico City, Mexico.

Her labradoodle, Bear, is the best adventure partner.

We love to explore Silicon Valley through hikes or go for relaxing runs at a nearby beach. Check him out on Instagram.

Traveling is a priority.

I’m inspired by colors, cuisines and scenery from different parts of the world and make sure to carve out time for passport stamps. In the U.S. or abroad, I love to experience new things.

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