EVP, Chief Product Officer, PayPal
With an impressive background as an entrepreneur, sales and financial services executive, Mark brings diverse and extensive experience, as well as a passion for leading high-performing teams, to his role at PayPal.
He is responsible for PayPal’s end-to-end product and engineering organizations, overseeing the company’s Omni Payments and Branded Experiences teams to advance PayPal’s position as the preferred digital payment method for consumers and merchants around the globe. Additionally, he leads the team responsible for furthering the company’s strategies to provide credit solutions that drive increased engagement for consumers and growth for merchants.
Previously Mark served as EVP of Global Sales and Credit, and SVP of Global Credit and Core Markets, where his strong leadership helped to transform our sales and credit organizations to support PayPal’s long-term growth strategy. Before joining PayPal, Mark founded Boku, a company he led for nearly a decade. Boku grew into the largest independent carrier billing company in the world, integrated with hundreds of mobile operators all over the globe. Before Boku, Mark served as CEO of Ingenio, a service marketplace and performance advertising company, which he led to a 2007 acquisition by AT&T. His first company, Accept.com, was bought by Amazon in 1999 and served as the primary backbone of Amazon’s global payments platform. Mark spent four years as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Services and Sales at Amazon. Mark began his career in senior credit and risk management roles at leading national banks FirstUSA and Bank of America.
He holds an MS degree in Operations Research and a BS in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of California at Berkeley.