President, Chief Executive Officer and Director at PayPal Holdings, Inc.
As president and chief executive officer, Dan Schulman is focused on transforming financial services to make life easier for billions of people around the world. With his deep experience in payments and mobile technology, Mr. Schulman is leading PayPal to reimagine how people move and manage money, and how merchants and consumers interact and transact. Mr. Schulman previously served as group president of Enterprise Growth at American Express where he led global strategy to expand the company's alternative mobile and online payment services. Under his leadership, American Express successfully launched its next-generation digital payments platform, developed non-traditional sources of revenue and introduced a suite of payment products to expand the company's demographic and geographic reach. Prior to joining American Express, Mr. Schulman was president of the Prepaid Group at Sprint Nextel Corporation following its acquisition of Virgin Mobile USA, Inc., where he led the company as its founding chief executive officer. During his eight years at Virgin Mobile USA, he developed the company from its earliest stages as one of the first U.S. prepaid cell phone providers to a dynamic public company, when it was eventually acquired by Sprint Nextel in 2009. Earlier in his career, Mr. Schulman was president and chief executive officer of Priceline Group, Inc., where he led the company through a period of rapid growth and expansion. He also spent 18 years at AT&T, where he held a series of positions, including president of the Consumer Markets Division. In addition to his professional accomplishments, Mr. Schulman is most proud of his achievements in helping underserved populations. While at Virgin Mobile, the company won the private sector award for bringing focus to the plight of homeless youth. During his time at American Express, he drove attention and introduced new products to the 70 million U.S. adults underserved by traditional consumer financial institutions. Mr. Schulman earned a bachelor's degree from Middlebury College and a Master of Business Administration from New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business. In addition to being a member of the Autism Speaks board, he also serves on the boards of Flextronics, International Ltd. and Symantec Corporation, where he is the non-executive chairman of the board.
Source: AUTISM SPEAKS INC on 04/29/2020
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