A Conversation with Union Alumni Leading Fortune 500 Companies
Devin Wenig is eBay’s President & CEO. He is the 3rd CEO in the Company’s history. A purpose-driven global technology leader, Devin became CEO in July 2015, after overseeing eBay’s Marketplaces business as its President.
Under his leadership, eBay has grown annual Gross Merchandise Volume from $60.3 billion in 2011 to $95 billion in 2018. During this period, eBay added 80 million active customers, to a total of 179 million.
During his tenure at eBay, Devin has led a transformation of the business, including a technology and data-led replatforming using structured data to catalog eBay’s vast inventory; investing in artificial intelligence capabilities; activating a sharpened and more clearly differentiated brand; redesigning eBay’s mobile experiences; and expanding global reach both geographically and by category.
Devin joined eBay in September 2011 after more than 18 years at global technology/media company Thomson Reuters, where he was CEO of Thomson Reuters Markets. In that role, he led the global media and financial services businesses—which provide technology, news, and data to corporations, media, and consumers.
He is a sports fan, runner, amateur coder, and art enthusiast. He is passionate about using technology to make a positive impact on communities around the world.
Devin received a B.A. from Union College, and a J.D. from Columbia University Law School. In addition to the eBay Board, he also serves on the Board of Directors of General Motors, is a Co-Chair of the Governors of the Consumer Industries for the World Economic Forum, and a member of the Business Council.