Juan Penarrieta - Product School Instructor
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Juan Penarrieta

Former Product Manager, Facebook

Juan is an executive leader who takes a people-first approach to building products.

He is excited about building the future for education and making happy customers. He spent two years working as an AR/VR Product Manager at Facebook. He led the conversational assistant in Oculus for the VR and AR devices and an XFN team building the future for social connectivity.


Before joining Facebook, he spent six years at Amazon. He started out working as a Senior Product Manager for Amazon Payments. There he led the end-customer and mobile product team as they built the next generation of identity and mobile payments solutions. After three years he was promoted to SW Product Lead for Echo Show. He was focused on reinventing the way customers interact with Alexa via voice, touch, visuals, and more. He has also worked as a Consultant at The Boston Consulting Group, Real Time Management, and MKT Consulting.


Juan earned his Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. He later would go on to get his MBA from the prestigious University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business. He focused his studies on entrepreneurship.

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