Business 100 - 2013

John Donahoe

John Donahoe/eBay Inc.

John Donahoe is president and CEO of eBay Inc, which includes eBay, PayPal, GSI Commerce and X.commerce, the company’s platform division.

As CEO, he heads a global e-commerce and payments leader with revenues of $14.1 billion in 2012 and hundreds of millions of users around the world.

John, who serves on the boards of directors for eBay Inc. and Intel Corp., joined eBay in March 2005 as president of eBay Marketplaces. In that position, he focused on expanding the core business and also oversaw a number of strategic acquisitions, including Shopping.com and StubHub.

Prior to eBay, John spent more than 20 years at Bain & Company, a worldwide consulting firm based in Boston. He received a BA in economics from Dartmouth College and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

A fifth-generation Irish American, John has roots in County Tipperary. He and his wife, Eileen Chamberlain, have four children.