Carolyn Everson’s exit from Facebook this week after greater than 10 years got here as a shock each to these contained in the firm and the individuals she’s impacted throughout the trade.

Folks close to her stated the VP of Fb’s world enterprise group was uninterested in operating interference for Fb and was harm when the social media large gave its chief enterprise place to Marne Levine. 

In a Facebook post about her exit, Everson wrote: “I at all times stated nobody will ever point out at my funeral the quantity of income I oversaw. However hopefully at some point somebody will say my legacy at Fb was in how I confirmed up for my staff, for our shoppers and for our trade.”

The legacy she left behind just isn’t misplaced on the individuals she’s labored with whereas at Fb. On the information of her departure, trade leaders took to social media to reward Everson’s work ethic and her skill to stay loyal to Fb via its tribulations.