Daniel H. Schulman

Former President and Chief Executive Officer of PayPal Holdings, Inc.

Independent Director since: 2018

Human Resources (Chair)


Key skills and experience:

  • Leadership: Successful and dynamic leader in the fiercely competitive technology and e-commerce space with a proven track record of creating shareholder value through innovation and a focus on values at numerous companies, including PayPal, which has approximately 429 million active accounts across more than 200 markets, Priceline, and Virgin Mobile USA.
  • Cybersecurity: Gained extensive cybersecurity and risk management experience as a director of Symantec Corporation, a global leader in cybersecurity, for nearly 20 years, including serving as the independent chairman for 6 years.
  • Strategic planning: Spearheaded innovation and growth at start-ups and established companies, including Priceline, where he grew annual revenues from $20 million to nearly $1 billion over two years, Virgin Mobile USA, where he successfully built a pre-paid cellphone business, American Express, where he expanded global mobile and online payment services, and PayPal, where he achieved significant revenue growth.
  • Technology: Acquired significant expertise in mobile technology and digital innovation over a long career spanning the telecommunications, financial technology and e-commerce industries.


Career highlights:

  • PayPal Holdings, Inc., a leading online payments company 

    • President and Chief Executive Officer (2015-September 2023)
    • President and CEO-Designee (2014-2015)
  • Group President of the Enterprise Group at American Express Company (2010-2014)
  • President of the Prepaid Group at Sprint Nextel Corporation (2009-2010)
  • Founding CEO of Virgin Mobile USA, Inc. (2001-2009)
  • President and CEO of Priceline Group, Inc.
  • Various executive positions, including President of the Consumer Markets Division, at AT&T, Inc.


Other public company boards:

Lazard, Inc. (since February 2024)
Cisco Systems, Inc. (since October 2023)
PayPal Holdings, Inc. (2015-December 2023)
NortonLifeLock Inc. (formerly Symantec Corporation) (2000-2019)


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