Steve Teixeira

As Chief Product Officer, Steve is responsible for leading our product teams — setting a product vision and strategy that accelerates the growth and impact of Mozilla’s existing products. Additionally, he is responsible for setting the foundation for new product development during a period of time where there is a massive need for software that is unambiguously good for the world to be built at scale. He is leading a team looking to solve some of the internet’s biggest challenges — openness, accessibility, safety, privacy, security, interoperability, individual agency and more.

Previously, Steve worked at Twitter as a Vice President of Product for their Machine Learning and Data platforms. Prior to that, Steve led Product Management, Design and Research in Facebook’s Infrastructure organization. He also spent almost 14 years at Microsoft where he was responsible for the Windows third-party software ecosystems and held leadership roles in Windows IoT, Visual Studio and the Technical Computing Group. Additionally, Steve has held a variety of engineering roles at small and medium-sized companies in the Valley in spaces like developer tools, endpoint security, mobile computing and professional services.

Steve studied Aerospace Engineering at San Jose University and holds an MBA from the University of Washington. He lives in Seattle with his wife, two dogs and two ducks, and has two grown children. In his spare time, Steve plays guitar in a “dad band” and enjoys fishing, scuba and swimming.