About Dan Schulman
- As the CEO of PayPal, Dan discusses the intersection of technology and commerce.
- Provides unparalleled leadership lessons garnered from tenure at two top internet companies, Priceline and PayPal.
One of the most successful chief executives in the fiercely competitive e-commerce arena, Dan Schulman brings experience culled from a long career of organizing, focusing, and growing business to his post as President and CEO of PayPal, where he is leading the company into its next phase as an independent business.
Prior to joining PayPal, Schulman spearheaded growth and innovation at some of the world’s largest companies, including Priceline, AT&T, Virgin Mobile, and American Express. During his time at Priceline, as President and CEO, Schulman led the company through a period of rapid expansion, nearly tripling revenues in one year and growing the customer base from 2 million to 5.3 million users. As the founding CEO of Virgin Mobile, he was named Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst and Young and one of the hundred most creative people in the business by Fast Company.
PayPal—also the parent company to the popular money-sharing app Venmo—is a member of the S&P 100, with annual revenues of over $9 billion and 17,000 employees worldwide. As a pioneer in Financial Technology (today known as “Fintech”) and mobile technology, Schulman leads PayPal by exploring unique growth opportunities that offer a superior user experience in their mobile and e-commerce operations.