Jonathan Auerbach

Executive Vice-President; Chief Strategy, Growth and Data Officer, PayPal

Jonathan Auerbach serves as PayPal’s Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy, Growth and Data Officer. In this capacity, Jonathan leads PayPal’s Global Strategy, Acquisitions, Partnerships, Data Science, Growth Marketing teams and Corporate Affairs teams. In addition, Jonathan serves as strategic advisor to PayPal’s operations in China and is responsible for the company’s Blockchain, Crypto and Digital Currencies business unit. He also chairs PayPal’s Operating Group.

Jonathan brings decades of business insights and international leadership experience to his role. Prior to joining PayPal, he served as CEO of SingTel’s Group Digital Life, where he was responsible for a global portfolio of mobile video, digital advertising and analytics businesses, and managed Innov8, SingTel’s $250 million corporate venture fund. Before SingTel, Jonathan spent 26 years as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company. During his tenure with the firm, he held a variety of executive roles in Asia and North America, including leading the Asian Telecommunications, Media and Technology Practice, the Singapore Office and the Southeast Asia Region, and the North American High Tech Practice.

He is on the board of directors of Principal Financial Group, is a board member of the National Committee on United States - China Relations, and also a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Jonathan graduated Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Dartmouth College and holds a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University, UK, where he was a Keasbey Scholar.

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