Oscar David Veneszee Jr. serves as Strategic Diversity Partnership Manager at Facebook. He is responsible for building and maintaining global workforce development programs that focuses on hiring highly qualified military Veterans and creating innovative pipelines for diverse candidates. In 2020, Veneszee founded PROTECT ME.TM., a non profit that provides resources and assistance to those who are among vulnerable populations that often find themselves displaced, neglected, abused or forgotten. During the 2020 election year, Oscar was a front running candidate in the District 5, County Commissioner, Gadsden County, Florida, primary election. Prior to Facebook and PROTECT ME.TM, Oscar served at the Federal Communications Commission as Communications Operations Specialist assigned to the Public Safety & Homeland Security Bureau. In addition, Oscar served in the U.S. Navy (1992-2016), retiring as Chief of the Boat on USS JOHN WARNER (SSN 785). While on the WARNER, and according to the Navy’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Oscar was one of only seven black Chiefs of the Boat in the history of the Navy.