Global Conference 2017
Devin Wenig is the president and 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.