Facebook's man in Thailand

John Wagner brings his long experience in the country to the helm of the media giant's local operations. By Suchit Leesa-nguansuk

Mr Wagner and his four-year-old son.

With 48 million users, Thailand is one of Facebook's top 10 countries in terms of accounts. Bangkok by itself has more Facebook users than any other city in the world.

John Wagner, managing director of Facebook in Thailand, is no stranger to the Land of Smiles. The 44-year-old can speak Thai after working here for more than two decades as a partner and managing director of Boston Consulting Group in Thailand. In that role, the American headed the marketing, sales and pricing practice and was a core leader of the technology, media and telecom practice in Southeast Asia.

Mr Wagner spoke to the Bangkok Post about Thailand's digital landscape and his role at the social media colossus.

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