Sam Lessin is a Director of Product at Facebook, where he heads the Identity Product Group. The Identity Product Group leads work on Timeline, privacy, and other components of how people express themselves, their relationships and their world. Sam joined Facebook in 2010.  Prior to Facebook, Sam was the CEO of, a New York based cloud file-sharing company and was a consultant at Bain and Company.  Sam attended Harvard College and graduated in 2005 with a degree in Social Studies.