Most recently, Brad Strock was the CIO of PayPal, a Fortune 200 company that is transforming the world of global payments, commerce, and how individuals access financial services. He has over 30 years of experience in helping companies grow through disruptive technologies and digital transformation. Brad led a broad scope of responsibilities contributing to PayPal’s ten year revenue growth rate of over 20% annually. He led a team of over 1,400 providing both IT functions and software development for operations platforms supporting a global enterprise operating in 200 markets, 24 languages and 65 locations. Prior to PayPal, Brad held several senior executive roles at Bank of America, including leading the Next Generation Payments and Commerce team that created what is now the Zelle payments platform.
Brad currently serves as an Independent Director of Elevate Credit (NYSE: ELVT), as well as Hiinga, a nonprofit providing micro loans in Africa. He is a frequent speaker at both business and technology forums and has authored numerous articles on innovation as well as being a co-inventor on several U.S. Patents. He is a passionate supporter of building diverse, high performing teams. He received his MSM (MBA) in Finance from the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University, along with a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue.