EBay Chief Executive Devin Wenig stepped down on Wednesday September 25 2019, citing differences with the company’s recently revamped board, which is looking to sell some of its businesses. Devin Wenig is a purpose-driven global technology leader. He became CEO in July 2015, after overseeing eBay's Marketplaces business as its President for nearly four years. Devin joined eBay in September 2011. Under Devin's leadership, eBay has become one of the world's top 30 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, Devin has led key strategic initiatives including a sustained shift to mobile/multiscreen; redefining design standards across eBay; extending global reach for users through cross-border trade; and introducing new categories such as Fashion, Deals, Art, Live Auctions, and Local services. Devin joined eBay after more than 18 years at global technology/media company Thomson Reuters, where he was CEO of Thomson Reuters Markets. In that role, he led the global media and financial services businesses -- which provide technology, news, and data to corporations, media, and consumers. He is a baseball fan, surfing wannabe, runner, and art enthusiast. He is passionate about using technology and business platforms to make a positive impact on communities around the world. Devin received a B.A. from Union College, and a J.D. from Columbia University Law School. He has served on the board of the March of Dimes charity and was a member of the World Economic Forum's Young Global Leaders. He is a trustee of the Paley Media Center.