eBay have announced some changes to their Board of Directors which includes the appointment of Aparna Chennapragada and the step down of Katie Mitic, effective September 15th.
We are excited to have Aparna join our Board of Directors, Aparna will bring extensive experience in consumer products and businesses powered by foundational technologies such as AI, Augmented Reality and Blockchain. Her expertise will help eBay, helping us to further support the company’s tech-led reimagination.
Separately, we want to thank Katie for her service to the Board of Directors, Katie has been with us since 2011 and has provided exceptional guidance, expertise and insights. As the Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, she helped guide the board through a number of changes over the years and helped shape it into a board that is richly diverse in backgrounds and perspectives that has helped support eBay’s management team in executing its long-term strategy.
– Paul Pressler, Chairman of the Board, eBay Inc
Aparna Chennapragada brings deep operating, technology and product expertise to eBay. Until recently, she served as Robinhood’s Chief Product Officer. Prior to Robinhood, Aparna was a Vice President and General Manager for AR and Shopping at Google. During her tenure with Google, she held various leadership roles focusing on AI, Visual Search and Product Insights. Previously, Aparna served on the Board of Directors of Capital One. Aparna holds an M.S. in Management and Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an M.S. in Computer Sciences from the University of Texas at Austin and a B. Tech in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.
eBay has made incredible progress on its strategy for their tech-led reimagination over the past two years, and I’m thrilled to be joining the board and helping to support their leadership team as they execute their goals to drive growth and create long-term value for shareholders.
– Aparna Chennapragada