An Engineer-turned-Product Manager, Loren Cheng is a Product Development Director at Facebook, where he leads the Messenger Kids team. Before working on Messenger Kids, Loren led the group that deals with some of the toughest stuff on Facebook, like account security, spam, and inappropriate content.

Loren came to Facebook in 2010 from PayPal, where he was a product manager on the Emerging Technologies team that launched PayPal X, the PayPal Developer Platform. Before that, Loren was vice president and head of product management at, a stock and option investing company built on a ground-breaking pricing structure and trustworthy education. Previously, Loren also worked at eBay and Yahoo in a variety of product management roles. Loren holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Stanford University.