Business 100 – 2014

Adele Cooper/Facebook

Adele Cooper is a director in the Global Business Partnerships team at Facebook. In this role, she develops and drives key, strategic brand partnerships globally. Prior to her current role, Adele was director of Global Customer Marketing and Communications for Facebook, based in Palo Alto, where she oversaw all outbound marketing and communications to Facebook’s advertising clients and agency partners globally. Prior to joining Facebook, Adele spent six years at Google, where she was director of Global Customer Marketing. In her early years at Google, she was director for Online Sales & Operations for the U.K., Irish and Benelux markets, based at the company’s EMEA headquarters in Dublin.

Prior to joining Google, Adele spent several years in business development at a number of different technology ventures. She began her career in finance and business planning at Disney Interactive (the multi-media division of The Walt Disney Company), based in both the U.S. and France.

Born and raised in Dublin, Adele has a B.A. from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.