Cory Ondrejka

 Cory Ondrejka

Cory Ondrejka is currently a director of engineering at Facebook. An entrepreneur and software developer, Ondrejka co-founded Linden Lab, creators of Second Life, and Walletin, acquired by Facebook in 2010.


Cory Ondrejka is a director of engineering at Facebook. Before Facebook, Ondrejka traveled an eclectic path from the US Naval Academy and nuclear submarines to defense contracting and video game development. He cofounded Walletin, acquired by Facebook, and Linden Lab, the creator of Second Life. He served as Executive Vice President for Global Digital Marketing at EMI Music, and was a visiting professor at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California where he taught on online communities and coordinated research for the Network Culture Project.

Positions held at the OII

  • Advisory Board Member, September 2011 - December 2013