Scott Thompson, President | Paypal

Scott ThompsonWhat’s next for Paypal? Will PayPal have the mobile strength to compete in the space? Find out all the answers in this exclusive interview. Paypal President Scott Thompson reveals how PayPal grew to be the online payments giant it is today with over 81 million active accounts in 190 countries.



Executive Bio: Scott Thompson is President of PayPal with overall responsibility for establishing PayPal as the leading global online payment service. Scott previously served as PayPal’s senior vice president and chief technology officer. where he oversaw information technology, product development, and architecture for PayPal.

Prior to PayPal, Scott worked for Inovant, a subsidiary of Visa formed to oversee global technology for the organization. As executive vice president of technology solutions at Inovant, he was responsible for all development, support and maintenance of Visa’s global payment system.

Scott was also chief information officer of Barclays Global Investors, where he implemented a new strategic technology platform and global infrastructure. In addition, he has worked with Coopers and Lybrand, delivering information technology solutions to leading financial services clients such as Wells Fargo.

Scott received a bachelor’s in accounting and computer science from Stonehill College. He serves on the board of directors of F5 Networks Inc. and Zuora, Inc.

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