Pete Thompson

SVP & Chief Product Officer at eBay

Pete Thompson leads eBay’s product experience, where he is focused on making the shopping journey simple, personalized and discovery-based, while providing the enhanced tools and insights that help eBay sellers succeed. He brings more than 20 years of experience in building new products and services across a range of industries and technologies. Before joining eBay, Pete was Vice President of Amazon’s Alexa Voice Service where he led the developer business to integrate Alexa on third party devices. Previously, he was Chief Operating Officer of TiVo where he drove the merger and integration between Rovi and TiVo. Prior to joining TiVo, he held executive roles at a variety of companies, including Microsoft, T-Mobile, Ericsson, and Sonos. Pete holds a B.A. in International Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles and an MBA from Northwestern University. He has previously served on the Boards of Sigma Designs (SIGM) and E.W. Scripps (SSP). Pete loves outdoor adventures. When he is not attending sports and school activities for his three kids on the weekends, he carves out time for scuba diving, fly fishing and hiking. Pete's Favorite eBay Experience "My favorite eBay experience has been searching for hard-to-find Lego figures for my kids. While not the biggest gift for their birthdays, they were always the best and most appreciated. It was so gratifying to see their excitement and joy for these toys that could only be found on eBay."
Company start date: August 2019
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