2023 Fellow and Silicon Valley Brickyard Captain
Doug Seich is a 2023 MPU Fellow and the Silicon Valley Brickyard Captain.
Doug is a seasoned operations leader with a diverse background in the military and tech industry. He began his military journey as a machine-gunner in the Marine Corps and later transitioned to become an F/A-18 fighter pilot, weapons school instructor, and Commanding Officer. Throughout his extensive career, he deployed multiple times across various countries, both in times of peace and conflict.
After leaving the military, Doug ventured into the tech world, joining Facebook’s Business Integrity team during the notable Cambridge Analytica period. He managed multiple teams in Business Integrity before taking on the role of business lead for Meta’s head of Reality Labs and Chief Technology Officer. Currently, Doug leads an initiative focused on developing a supply chain strategy for Meta Reality Labs.
Doug holds a BS in Economics from the US Naval Academy and an MBA from Hofstra University, complemented by numerous military and aviation school achievements.
Beyond his professional pursuits, Doug actively volunteers in his community, engaging with organizations such as the Boy Scouts of America, coaching little league baseball, and supporting the Travis Manion Foundation and More Perfect Union. He has a fervor for mountain biking, skiing, and engaging in activities with his children.