Director of Sports Partnerships, Facebook
National Leadership Council
Kevin Cote is Director of Sports Partnerships Facebook, where he leads strategic partnerships with teams and athletes across the company’s entire family of apps and services, including Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger and Oculus. This role includes working directly with partners on audience development, content production, sponsorship, marketing, business solutions, fundraising, social impact and much more. Prior to Facebook, Kevin spent two seasons with the San Francisco Giants, working in their media relations department, and 11 seasons with the Golden State Warriors, where he helped lead and build the organization’s digital, social and mobile efforts.
Kevin lives in Walnut Creek, California with his wife and two children. He coaches youth baseball, basketball and flag football, and is always on the lookout for a good game of pickup hoops. Originally from Carson City, Nevada, Kevin graduated from Santa Clara University, where he studied marketing and worked in the athletic department in a variety of roles.