Javier Olivan (Meta COO) Career, Family, Wife, Age, Biography, & more

Javier Olivan is an American engineer who serves as Meta Inc.’s Chief Operating Officer (COO). For the past 15 years, he has played a pivotal role in Facebook’s rapid expansion. From 2005 to 2007, he completed his MBA at Stanford University in the field of business. During his time at the University of Navarra, Olivan won two prestigious academic awards from the Spanish government.



Olivan spent his childhood in the Pyrenees Mountains located in the far north of Spain. He attended the University of Navarra, where he earned degrees in electrical and industrial engineering, and he attended Stanford University, where he earned a master’s degree in business administration.

In 2007, Olivan became the leader of Facebook’s foreign expansion efforts after joining the company. Prior to it, he had positions at NTT in Japan and Siemens in Germany. When he joined, Facebook was a young firm with approximately 40 million users; today, it has nearly 3.6 billion users across Facebook and other apps such as Instagram. When he joined, Facebook was a small company with approximately 40 million users. Olivan, who was in charge of Facebook’s foreign operations, was the driving force behind the company’s expansion into nations such as India, Japan, Russia, Indonesia, and Brazil.

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Quick Info (Bio/Wiki)

Full Name Javier Olivan
Real Name Javier Olivan
Nick Name Javi
Profession Software Engineer
Age 44 Years
Birth Sign Scorpio
Birth Place Sabiñánigo, Spain
Hometown Sabiñánigo, Spain
Current City Palo Alto, California, United States
Address Palo Alto, California, United States
Nationality American
Religion Christianity
Mother Tongue English


Javier Olivan's Physical Stats

Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 75 kg
Body Shape Measurements Not Known
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Hazel

Javier Olivan's Career



More Details On Javier Olivan's Career

In December of 2000, Javier Olivan began his career as a Research and Development Engineer at Siemens in Munich, Germany.

From September 2001 until August 2002, he worked in the IT services company NTT Data’s research and development department.

He rejoined Siemens in March 2003 as an Advanced Procurement Engineer. He was appointed Product Manager at Siemens Mobile in April 2004.

He became Vice President of Growth at Meta in November 2011. After serving as vice president of central products between May 2018 and January 2022, he was promoted to chief growth officer and vice president of cross-metal products and infrastructure. At Meta, he is in charge of user adoption, product analytics, internationalization initiatives, data science, UX research, and content strategy for the company’s core products such as Facebook, Messenger, Instagram, and Whatsapp.

In June 2022, it was reported that Javier Olivan would follow Sheryl Sandberg as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Meta.

Javier Olivan's Education Details

Schools Not Known
Colleges Stanford University, The University of Navarr
Educational Qualification MBA (Business)

Javier Olivan's Personal Life

Marital Status Married
Wife Wife : Not Available
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Javier Olivan's Family Details


Mother: Not Available
Father: Not Available


Sister: Not Available
Brother: Not Available

Javier Olivan's Earning/Net Worth

Net Worth $15 million–$20 million(approx)

Javier Olivan Official Social Media Profile

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Some Interesting Javier Olivan's Trivia/Facts

His nickname is “Javi.”

He is on the board of Endeavor, a non-profit organization that supports the worldwide entrepreneurial ecosystem.

He speaks Japanese, Spanish, English, German, and French.

Olivan was studying for a master’s degree at Stanford and was motivated to develop a Spanish version of Facebook when Mark Zuckerberg approached him in 2007 with the opportunity to join Facebook and lead the international expansion.

Olivan, an active angel investor, has invested in a variety of services, including Yaba, a brand amplifier startup, Reloadly, a payment API startup, and GoPeer, a teaching platform.

Frequently Asked Questions About Javier Olivan

Who is Javier Olivan?

The Chief Operating Officer of Meta Inc. is Javier Olivan, an American engineer (COO).

Where was Catherine Javier Olivan born?

Sabiñánigo, Spain

How much is Javier Olivan worth?

$15 million–$20 million(approx)

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