Three eBay Inc. Staffers Make 40 Under 40 List

By: eBay Inc. Staff

The Silicon Valley Business Journal honored David Marcus, Sri Shivananda and Chris Plasser this year.

Silicon Valley Business Journal’s annual 40 under 40 list is now out, and it honors three eBay Inc. staffers: David Marcus, President of PayPal; Sri Shivananda, Vice President, Platform, Infrastructure & Engineering Systems, eBay Inc.; and Chris Plasser, Head of Product, RedLaser.

The annual 40 under 40 list recognizes Silicon Valley stars under the age of 40, and this year’s list also includes many company founders and technology inventors. Here is what Silicon Valley Business Journal had to say about eBay Inc.’s honorees:

David Marcus: “Since joining PayPal, Marcus has driven the company to focus on simplicity in products and the company itself, consolidating nine product groups into one. At the same time, he has accelerated innovation to create best-in-class products that will change the face of payments for consumers around the world."

Sri Shivananda: “[Sri] worked his way from software engineer to vice president of platform and infrastructure and now oversees all the technology platform from datacenters to middleware.”

Chris Plasser: “Plasser develops technology that helps people shop using the company’s mobile comparison shopping application on mobile devices. Plasser leads a team of 19 employees, including product managers, designers and engineers in in the design and development of mobile apps.”

Last year, the 40 Under 40 list included eBay Inc.’s Dane Glasgow, Vice President of Global Product Management for eBay Marketplaces; and Rob Veres, General Manager of RedLaser and Senior Director of eBay Mobile.