Tekedra Mawakana, an experienced public policy leader has joined eBay as its new vice president of Government Relations. She will lead legislative, policy, antitrust and government affairs for eBay forging relationships with government officials and other stakeholders around the world.
With nearly 20 years of experience, Tekedra was previously global head of Public Policy at Yahoo! where she led Yahoo!’s efforts around human rights, freedom of expression, net neutrality, data privacy, cybersecurity and other critical digital challenges. She has also previously held a number of legal and policy roles at AOL Inc. Tekedra will report to Marie Oh Huber.
“I am pleased to welcome Tekedra to eBay,” said Marie Oh Huber, SVP Legal Affairs, General Counsel and Secretary at eBay. “I have no doubt that she will be a strong advocate for eBay, forging relationships with our customers, legislators and regulators around the world.”
Tekedra has a JD from Columbia School of Law and a BA from Trinity College. She will be relocating to San Jose, CA in the near future.