Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Rodney C. Adkins
Rodney Adkins

Rodney C. Adkins has served as a director of PayPal since September 2017. Since January 2015, he has served as the President of 3RAM Group LLC, a privately held company specializing in capital investments, business consulting services and property management. Formerly, Mr. Adkins was Senior Vice President of International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), a leading manufacturer of information technologies, having served in that position from 2007 until p2014. In his over 30-year career with IBM, Mr. Adkins held a number of development and management roles, including Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy from April 2013 to April 2014, Senior Vice President of Systems and Technology Group from October 2009 to April 2013, Senior Vice President of Development & Manufacturing from May 2007 to October 2009, and Vice President of Development of IBM Systems and Technology Group from December 2003 to May 2007. Mr. Adkins serves on the Board of Directors of Avnet, Inc., United Parcel Service, Inc., and W.W. Grainger, Inc. Mr. Adkins received his B.A. in Physics from Rollins College and B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech.

Member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee
Jonathan Christodoro
Jonathan Christodoro

Jonathan Christodoro has served as a director of PayPal since July 2015. He was previously a board member of eBay from March 2015 to July 2015. Mr. Christodoro is a Partner at Patriot Global Management, LP, an investment manager. Mr. Christodoro served as a Managing Director of Icahn Capital LP, the entity through which Carl C. Icahn manages investment funds, from July 2012 to February 2017. Prior to joining Icahn Capital, Mr. Christodoro served in various investment and research roles at P2 Capital Partners, LLC, an investment manager, from March 2007 to July 2012. Mr. Christodoro began his career as an investment banking analyst at Morgan Stanley, where he focused on merger and acquisition transactions across a variety of industries. Mr. Christodoro also serves on the Board of Directors of Enzon Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Herbalife Ltd, Xerox Corporation and SandRidge Energy, Inc. Mr. Christodoro was previously a director of: Lyft, Inc. through April 2019, Hologic, Inc., a supplier of diagnostic, medical imaging and surgical products, from December 2013 to March 2016; eBay, a global commerce and payments company, from March 2015 to July 2015; Talisman Energy Inc., an independent oil and gas exploration and production company, from December 2013 to May 2015; American Railcar Industries, Inc., a railcar manufacturing company, from June 2015 to February 2017; and Cheniere Energy, Inc. from August 2015 to August 2017.

Member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee
John J. Donahoe
John J. Donahoe

John J. Donahoe has served as Chairman of the PayPal Board since July 2015. Since January 2020, Mr. Donahoe has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Nike, Inc. and since 2014, Mr. Donahoe has served as a director on Nike's Board of Directors. From April 2017 to January 2020, Mr. Donahoe served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of ServiceNow, an enterprise cloud company. He served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of eBay Inc from March 2008 to July 2015, and was a director of eBay Inc from January 2008 to July 2015. From March 2005 to January 2008, Mr. Donahoe served as President, eBay Marketplaces. From January 2000 to February 2005, Mr. Donahoe served as the Worldwide Managing Director of Bain & Company. Mr. Donahoe will not be standing for re-election at ServiceNow's 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Mr. Donahoe received his B.A. in Economics from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

David W. Dorman
David W. Dorman

David W. Dorman has served as a director of PayPal since June 2015. He previously served as a board member of eBay from June 2014 to July 2015. Mr. Dorman has been the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of CVS Health Corporation, a pharmacy healthcare provider, since May 2011, and is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AT&T Corporation, a telecommunications company (formerly known as SBC Communications Inc.). He is also Founding Partner of Centerview Capital Technology Fund, a private investment firm, since July 2013 and Chairman of the Board of InfoWorks, a portfolio company of Centerview as of January 2019. He was formerly Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Motorola Solutions, Inc. (formerly Motorola, Inc.), a leading provider of business and mission-critical communication products and services for enterprise and government customers. He served as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Motorola, Inc. from May 2008 until the separation of its mobile devices and home businesses in January 2011. From October 2006 to May 2008, he was a Senior Advisor and Managing Director to Warburg Pincus LLC, a global private equity firm. From November 2005 until January 2006, Mr. Dorman served as President and a director of AT&T Corporation. From November 2002 until November 2005, Mr. Dorman was Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of AT&T Corporation. Prior to this, he was President of AT&T Corporation from 2000 to 2002 and the Chief Executive Officer of Concert Communications Services, a former global venture created by AT&T Corporation and British Telecommunications plc, from 1999 to 2000. Mr. Dorman also serves on the Board of Directors of CVS Health Corporation and as a Trustee for Georgia Tech Foundation, Inc. He was a board member of Yum! Brands until May 2017.

Member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee
Belinda Johnson
Belinda J. Johnson

Belinda J. Johnson has served as a director of PayPal since January 2017. From February 2018 to March 2020, Ms. Johnson served as the Chief Operating Officer of Airbnb, Inc. Prior to this, she was the Chief Business Affairs and Legal Officer of Airbnb, from July 2015 to February 2018 and joined Airbnb as General Counsel in December 2011. Prior to joining Airbnb, from August 1999 until August 2011, Ms. Johnson served in various positions at Yahoo! Inc., a digital information platform, including most recently as Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel. From November 1996 to August 1999, Ms. Johnson was General Counsel of Broadcast.com, Inc., an Internet broadcasting company. Ms. Johnson was appointed as a Director of Airbnb in March 2020.

Gail J. McGovern
Gail J. McGovern

Gail J. McGovern  has served as a director of PayPal since June 2015. She previously served as a board member of eBay from March 2015 to July 2015. Ms. McGovern is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization, and has served in that position since June 2008. Ms. McGovern also serves as a trustee of John Hopkins Medicine, and a director of DTE Energy Company. Ms. McGovern received her B.A. in quantitative sciences from Johns Hopkins University and her M.B.A. from Columbia University. 

Chair of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee
Deborah M. Messemer
Deborah M. Messemer

Deborah (Debbie) M. Messemer has served as a director of PayPal since January 2019. From 2008 through her retirement in September 2018, Ms. Messemer served as a Major Market Managing Partner at KPMG, one of the world's leading professional services firms. Ms. Messemer began her career in KPMG’s audit practice in 1982. She was admitted into the partnership in 1995. Ms. Messemer served as Audit Partner or Senior Account Executive for KPMG clients in a variety of industry sectors including financial services and technology. Ms. Messemer has served on the Board of Directors of Allogene Therapeutics since September 2018 and Carbon, Inc. since October 2018.

David M. Moffett
David M. Moffett

David M. Moffett has served as a director of PayPal since June 2015 and as Lead Independent Director since July 2015. He was previously a board member of eBay from July 2007 to July 2015. Mr. Moffett served as Chief Executive Officer of Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. (“Freddie Mac”) from September 2008 until his retirement in March 2009. He also served as a director of Freddie Mac from December 2008 to March 2009. In 1993, Mr. Moffett joined Star Banc Corporation, a bank holding company, as Chief Financial Officer and during his tenure played an integral role in the acquisition of Firstar Corporation in 1998 and later U.S. Bancorp in 2001. Mr. Moffett remained Chief Financial Officer of U.S. Bancorp until 2007. Mr. Moffett also serves on the Board of Directors of CSX Corporation, Genworth Financial, Inc. and as a Trustee for Columbia Atlantic Mutual Funds and University of Oklahoma Foundation and as a consultant to various financial services companies. Mr. Moffett received a B.A. from the University of Oklahoma and an M.B.A. from Southern Methodist University.

Ann M. Sarnoff
Ann M. Sarnoff

Ann M. Sarnoff has served as a director of PayPal since June 2017. Since August 2019, Ms. Sarnoff has served as the Chair and CEO of Warner Bros. Entertainment. From 2015- 2019, she was the President of BBC Worldwide Americas, renamed BBC Studios Americas in 2017. From 2010 through July 2015, she served as Chief Operating Officer of BBC Worldwide North America. From June 2006 until joining the BBC Worldwide in 2010, Ms. Sarnoff was President of Dow Jones Ventures and Senior Vice President of Strategy for Dow Jones & Company, Inc. She is also a member of the board of Georgetown University, the vice chair of the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown. Ms. Sarnoff previously served on the Board of HSN, Inc., an interactive multichannel retailer from December 2012 to December 2017. Ms. Sarnoff received her B.S. from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and her MBA from Harvard Business School.

Daniel H. Schulman
Daniel H. Schulman

Daniel H. Schulman has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of PayPal since July 2015. He had served as the President and CEO-Designee of PayPal from September 2014 until July 2015. From August 2010 to August 2014, Mr. Schulman served as Group President, Enterprise Group of American Express Company, a financial services company. Mr. Schulman was President, Prepaid Group of Sprint Nextel Corporation, a cellular phone service provider, from November 2009 until August 2010, when Sprint Nextel acquired Virgin Mobile, USA, a cellular phone service provider. Mr. Schulman also serves on the Board of Directors of Verizon International, Ltd and served on the Board of Directors of NortonLifeLock (f/k/a Symantec Corporation) until December 2019. Mr. Schulman received a B.A. from Middlebury College and an M.B.A. from New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business.

Frank D. Yeary
Frank D. Yeary

Frank D. Yeary has served as a director of PayPal since July 2015. He previously served as a board member of eBay from January 2015 to July 2015. Mr. Yeary is Manager at Darwin Capital Advisors, LLC, a private investment firm and was the former Executive Chairman of CamberView Partners, LLC, a corporate advisory firm, until 2018. Prior to this Mr. Yeary was Vice Chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley and spent 25 years in the finance industry, most recently as Managing Director, Global Head of Mergers and Acquisitions and a member of the Management Committee at Citigroup Investment Banking, a financial services company. Mr. Yeary also serves on the Board of Directors of Intel Corporation. Mr. Yeary received his B.A. in History and Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.

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