Rebecca (Becca) Van Dyck

Rebecca (Becca) Van Dyck
CMO, AR/VR, Facebook, Inc.

Last Updated: 09/06/2018

Executive Summary

Van Dyck has plenty of experience marketing iconic brands. After a brief stay at Chiat Day as an account executive, Van Dyck joined advertising agency Wieden & Kennedy and worked on a number of accounts before landing a job as Global Account Director for Nike, which included a two-year stay in Australia leading up to the 2000 Summe

Personal Attributes and Interests

  • Van Dyck lives with her husband Erik Thomsen and two daughters in Palo Alto, California and she has maps of the world tacked above their beds to show them where she is traveling and to give them an idea of where they would like to visit.

Current Focus

  • Business Update: In January 2018, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said of virtual reality, "We are excited to get Oculus go into people's hands this year. Time Magazine named it one of the top inventions in 2017 and I can'

Biographical Highlights

  • Van Dyck earned a BA in history and psychology from the Macalester College (1987-1991) and studied abroad at the University of Cairo in Egypt.
  • Account Executive, Chiat Day NY (1992-1994)

Other Boards and Organizations

  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Opal Charter School, Portland Children's Museum
  • Member, Board of Directors, Population Services International (PSI) (2011-Present)

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