Perspectives aims to be your personal “career coach” in a newsletter.

Hi, I am, Deb Liu. I have been a Silicon Valley tech executive of nearly two decades. I am the President & CEO of Ancestry, a tech company focused on helping people connect to their family history and tell their family story.

Prior to that, I was the Vice-President at Facebook where I served on the executive team. I led a number of products throughout the years including Marketplace, Facebook Payments, Platform, and Games. I founded Women in Product, a non-profit dedicated to bringing more women leaders into technology.

I am also a mom to 3 kids and a pup named Wonton. I live in the Bay Area with my husband David and her family.

Getting Started

When I started Perspectives on New Year’s Day 2021, I was not sure what to expect. At that point, I had coached nearly 1000 people 1:1 over half a dozen years. During those conversations, I heard common themes for those looking for career and personal advice. I decided to write Perspectives as a way to share the lessons I learned along that journey.

During the past two years, this newsletter has taken off more than I imagined. I have posted nearly 150 posts in 2 years with over 700000 views, so here is a list of great content to get started.

👍Where to Follow Me

📖 Top 5 Most Read

❤️Top 5 Most Shared 

5️⃣Top 5 Most Read Paid

🏢Guide to Onboarding to a New Job

✔️Developing Your Career 

🤓Especially for Product Managers 

I hope that these posts are informative and useful to you on your own personal and professional journey. I look forward to sharing more of my thoughts, advice, and observations with you in the coming months!

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Subscribe to get full access to the newsletter. Most content is freely available for everyone, but I added a subscription option for those who want to go deeper and help support this work. In 2023, Founding Members will have a virtual zoom with me. All funds are directly paid to my team (of Caroline and Izzy) to make this newsletter possible.

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