Global Agency Director – Facebook
BA (Hons) Business Studies
As a Global Agency Director at Facebook, Shona Silton is responsible for driving education, advocacy and strategic partnerships with holding companies and their global advertising agencies. She focusses on leading scalable opportunities that transform Facebook's partnerships with agencies.
Shona has been at Facebook for 11 years and was part of the first London office of just 15 people launching its advertising Sales teams back in 2009. Since then she has led teams in the US working with agencies and has led go-to-market sales activities for many key product launches, namely Instagram in 2014 and Premium Video in 2015.
Prior to joining Facebook, Shona helped to launch the online Video sales team at Virgin Media. Prior to Virgin, Shona led the digital sales team for News International where she was responsible for driving digital revenue across The Sun and News of The World.
In her spare time, Shona is a keen Netballer. She plays at a high level and also coaches at the Back to Netball schemes encouraging grassroots netball for all ages. Shona currently resides in Beaconsfield, Bucks, with her husband and two daughters.