Devin Wenig

Former CEO of eBay and Thomson Reuters and Board Member of General Motors

Topic

Is your organization prepared for the future of business and the opportunities new emerging technologies will bring? In this sit-down, you will be taught to understand the current generation of platforms, the positives and negatives of each, and how they are vital to any business today. Moreover, you will get insights into what is coming (quantum computing etc.), how to apply these emerging technologies to everyday commerce, and why they are vital if you want to win in this decade.

Biography

Devin Wenig is a purpose driven global technology leader. From 2015 to September 2019, Devin was President and CEO of eBay Inc., the e-commerce leader. During his tenure, eBay delivered a 56% total return to shareholders, while adding 26 million new active users for a total of 183 million. eBay was consistently recognized as one of Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired” companies, one of Interbrand’s “Top 50” Global Brands, and one of Silicon Valley’s “Best Places to Work”. Through his tenure, eBay successfully spun-off PayPal in 2015; significantly evolved eBay’s product experience; built a large, profitable and fast-growing advertising business; and expanded for the first time into Payments and Managed Delivery.

Before eBay, Wenig spent 18 years at global technology and media company Thomson Reuters. There, he served as CEO of Thomson Reuters Markets, the 33,000-employee $9 billion media and technology business created from the merger of Thomson Financial and Reuters in 2008. In 2018, Wenig was appointed to the board of directors of the General Motors Company and its subsidiary Cruise Automation, the world-leading autonomous vehicle company.

Throughout his career, Devin has achieved clarity of vision and outstanding financial performance for complex global organizations. He’s written extensively on technology and its impact on society, including small businesses and the economy, STEM education and the future of AI and work. Devin has focused extensively on empowering entrepreneurs, women, the LGBTQ+ community and minorities in technology. In 2019, eBay achieved 99.8% U.S. gender pay equity and a 100% rating on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index.

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