Global Leader in Blockchain Payments & Loyalty Innovations
eBay for Spare Parts and Capital Equipment
Angel investor in Linkedin, Wikia, Fastly, Paypal, Indiegogo, Angellist, Wealthfront, Evite, WeHeartIt and many more.
Angel Investor and Advisor
Inspired by Wikipedia, Wikia is a top 50 web property of passionate fans on 300,000 topics
Region VP responsible for: -France -Italy -Spain -Poland and Eastern Europe -India -Expansion in Europe
Managed expansion planning and acquisitions for eBay International -Acquired companies in China and India -Launched new operations in Hong Kong and Singapore -Fundamentally re-architected the platform to enable low cost, simpler templatized sites for smaller markets
-Managed a $1 Billion sales business -Increased the growth rate from 8% YoY to 20%
Partnerships, Online Marketing and more
Lead acquisition and investment decisions for eBay. Reported to SVP and managed several $100mm acquisitions and strategic investments
Was not a very good management consultant. Too impatient...
Worked on the Corporate Staff at GE back when Jack Welch was still running the show. Very interesting times
Manufacturing management program Held positions in engineering, quality assurance and production supervision
Gil Penchina has not indicated any interests.