Mike Schroepfer is Meta’s first senior fellow, focused on supporting the company’s strategic technology priorities, including its investments in artificial intelligence and development of technical talent. From 2013 to 2022, he served as Meta’s chief technology officer. Before Meta, Mike was the vice president of engineering at Mozilla Corporation, where he led the global and open product development process behind Firefox. Mike was formerly a distinguished engineer at Sun Microsystems, which acquired his company, CenterRun. He began his career working at various startups, including a digital effects software startup where he developed software that has been used in several major motion pictures. Mike holds a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in computer science from Stanford University and has filed two U.S. patents.