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John Donahoe - eBay

As President and CEO of eBay Inc. since March 31, 2008, John has global responsibility for growing the company’s e-commerce and payments businesses, which include eBay Marketplaces and PayPal.

John joined eBay in February 2005 as President of eBay Marketplaces, responsible for all elements of eBay’s global e-commerce businesses. In this role, he focused on expanding eBay’s core business, which accounts for a large percentage of the company’s revenues. John also oversaw a number of strategic acquisitions, including Shopping.com, StubHub and classifieds sites, such as Gumtree and LoQUo. During his three-year tenure as President of Marketplaces, revenues and profits for the division doubled.

Prior to eBay, John spent more than 20 years at Bain & Company, a worldwide consulting firm based in Boston. Starting as an Associate Consultant, John rose to become the firm’s CEO, where he oversaw Bain’s 30 offices and 3,000 employees.

In addition to serving on the Board of Directors for eBay Inc. and Intel Corp., John is also on the Board of Trustees of Dartmouth College. John received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Dartmouth College and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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