Sylvain
Querne

Head of Retail and eCommerce EMEA
Facebook

Sylvain Querné is Head of Retail and eCommerce EMEA, with the responsibility of spreading the knowledge of the platform as a business tool to Food companies, partners, agencies and media agencies.
Sylvain, who joined Facebook in early 2014, has 15 years of experience in the Internet and in marketing for both businesses and consumers, and has developed specific skills in several vertical segments, from the telco market to consumer electronics, from automotive to consulting to the insurance and IT sector. He has also worked in European contexts, covering roles with responsibilities outside national borders.
After a year's experience as Marketing Director of Lenovo where he managed France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Israel, over the years he has acquired a deep knowledge of marketing and sales in highly relevant companies on the market. Before Lenovo, he worked from 2008 to 2013 in Nokia. He also worked in France and England for eBay, Canon Europe and Orsyp Software. A native French speaker, Sylvain studied in Italy and abroad, first at the Polytechnic of Turin and then in Paris at Léonard de Vinci Business School achieving a double degree in Industrial Engineering Processes & Business.