Devin Wenig is the President & CEO of eBay, one of the largest and most vibrant marketplaces. A purpose-driven global technology leader, Wenig became CEO in July 2015, after overseeing eBay's Marketplaces business as its President for nearly four years.
Under his leadership, eBay is ranked no. 32 on Interbrand's list of Best Global Brands, and has grown annual Gross Merchandise Volume from $60.3 billion in 2011 to $84 billion in 2016. During this period, eBay added 69 million active buyers, to a total of 167 million.
During his tenure at eBay, Wenig has led key strategic initiatives, including a multi-year project to leverage structured data to catalog eBay’s vast inventory; investments in artificial intelligence capabilities; a redesign of eBay’s core mobile experience; redefining design standards across eBay; and extending global reach for users through cross-border trade.
Wenig joined eBay after more than 18 years at global technology/media company Thomson Reuters, where he was CEO of Thomson Reuters Markets.
Hal Lawton oversees all aspects of eBay’s Americas business unit, which includes Canada, United States, and Latin America. These responsibilities include marketing, merchandising, operations, business selling, consumer selling, and advertising. Additionally, he has global responsibility for shipping, payments and risk, and trust.
He believes in creating opportunities for entrepreneurs, and helping small businesses to fulfill their potential across the United States and globally.
Hal is an expert in ecommerce and retail strategy; business development; data and analytics; in-store and online merchandising; marketing; customer service and fulfillment. He joined eBay in April 2015 from Home Depot, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, where he most recently was senior vice president for merchandising, with accountability for $22 billion in revenue.
He spent ten years in various leadership roles at Home Depot, starting its Internet business from scratch and building it to almost $2 billion, while leading a team of 1,700 people.
Previously, Hal had been an associate principal at McKinsey & Co., providing strategic advice to executive teams in consumer packaged goods and manufacturing industries. He was also a process engineer at Champion International Corp.
Hal, who has an MBA from the University of Virginia and a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from North Carolina State University, serves on the corporate advisory board for The University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.
Bob brings extensive industry as well as customer-facing experience to this role. Kupbens leads eBay’s effort to bring unique and differentiated inventory to the eBay platform, enhance sellers’ business growth and drive buyer and seller confidence in the marketplace.
Previously, Kupbens was Vice President of Online Retail at Apple, where he was responsible for leading one of the top five largest ecommerce businesses globally. There, he was additionally responsible for the Apple Store app, Apple Store digital interactive experiences and global retail customer service teams. Prior to Apple, he was Vice President, Marketing & Digital Commerce at Delta Air Lines. He also spent eight years at Target Corporation in a variety of roles and organizations, from supply chain to technology to e-commerce.
Kupbens began his career at Ford Motor Company before going into consulting. He is a graduate of MIT and has an MBA from the University of Michigan Business School.
As SVP, Global Operations, Wendy Jones leads eBay's Operating Committee, which oversees the development and execution of our business roadmap. She also runs our Global Customer Service (GCX) operations and our Workplace Resources Function (WPR) -- responsible for eBay's facilities around the world. In her role, Wendy drives cross-functional collaboration, accountability, and results within the business – bringing organizations together to advance more effective operating models, and improve execution. She ensures that customers are at the front and center of our initiatives.
Prior to her current role, Wendy managed the overall separation process with PayPal and now continues to oversee all elements of the operating agreements between the two companies.
Wendy began her career at eBay in 2003 as VP Customer Service for North America and Australia. Wendy has largely focused her career here on growing eBay's global presence. She worked in Europe, Canada and the US, led our geo expansion efforts, launching eBay in markets like Brazil, Russia, and Mexico, and spearheaded our cross-border trade efforts. Wendy's team also oversaw the customer experience in these markets, partnering with product and other functional teams within eBay. Wendy has held various other leadership roles within eBay – in customer support, marketing, advertising, and operations, including two international assignments. During her time in Europe, she was responsible for leading marketing, operations, and advertising for eBay's European portfolio of sites. Wendy is committed to furthering others' ambitions through personal mentoring and professional affiliations within eBay. She has advanced important topics for women within the company, and serves as mentor to women within and outside eBay.
Wendy is also an active eBay customer, and in fact she found her job on eBay – literally – in November 2003, after seeing an on-site ad for the role of Vice President of Customer Support. Prior to joining eBay, Wendy worked at State Street Bank, Land Rover NA, and for iSKY, Inc., in various leadership roles.
Wendy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Connecticut and an MBA from Loyola College. She was recently recognized with the 2015 Rolland Teel Distinguished Alumna award from Severn School. Her interests include boating, tennis, and travel.