Speaker: Sri Shivananda

VP of Global Platform and Infrastructure @PayPal
Sri Shivananda is VP of global platform and infrastructure at PayPal where he leads his team of technologists to embrace massive growth at scale as e-commerce payments increase rapidly. With an incredibly talented team around the world, Sri is leading the use of emerging technologies to constantly innovate, while continuing to deliver the secure, reliable global payments platform our customers depend on 24x7x365. He is a strong leader who has relentlessly driven technology innovations to manage high-risk projects that enables PayPal to drive innovation across payments whether online, on mobile or in-store. Prior to PayPal, Sri was with eBay for more than 15 years where he supported eBay Inc.'s technology infrastructure, leading the Global Platform and Infrastructure team that powered the eBay Inc. businesses including eBay's 800 million listings and PayPal's 12.5 million payments per day. He worked his way from software engineer to VP of global platform and infrastructure where he oversaw all core technologies covering data centers, internal private cloud, online and offline data infrastructure, internal developer frameworks and tools and various platform services. Sri found his way to eBay via the acquisition of Deja.com. Sri eagerly comes to work each day with creative solutions and new ideas about how to "geek out” and still gets excited by the massive opportunity to solve complex problems with technology.

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