Overview

Update
Primary Role
COO @
Gender:
Male
Location:
Chicago
Social:

Person Details

Update

Rob Chesney is a the Chief Operating Officer at Trunk Club since December 2011.

Rob is a former Executive in Residence at Greylock Partners. In that role Rob advised entrepreneurs who were looking to scale their early stage startups and turn them into thriving, independent companies. Rob's particular interest was in consumer-focused businesses with e-commerce, marketplace or payments-related business models. Rob has led small and large teams through periods of hyper growth, intense change and fierce industry competition.

Prior to joining Greylock Rob was a Vice President at eBay. Most recently Rob ran the Company’s Buyer Experience team where he oversaw the Company’s largest business verticals including fashion, technology, media, collectibles and home. These verticals represent more than half of eBay’s $2 billion North America business.

Prior to running eBay’s Buyer Experience team Rob was Vice President and General Manager of eBay Motors, which he joined shortly after it launched in 2001. When Rob left the group it was eBay’s largest stand-alone vertical. eBay Motors receives more than thirteen million unique visitors a month, ranking it in the top 10 for e-commerce properties. During his eight-year tenure as a General Manager at eBay, Rob managed teams across sales, business development, product management, engineering and customer service, as well as brokered partnerships and led acquisitions. Rob launched eBay’s first local classified offering, executed the company’s first social media integration and initiated eBay’s first private sale.

Rob graduated from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and earned his Bachelor’s degree in Economics at McGill University.

Rob was born and raised in Toronto.

Jobs (7)

Update
Current

COO

Dec, 2011 - Current   (almost 5 years)
Past
Started
Ended
Title
Company
Sep, 2010
Oct, 2011
Executive in Residence
Aug, 2009
May, 2010
VP - Buyer Experience & Verticals
Sep, 2006
Aug, 2009
VP - Motors
Sep, 2001
Aug, 2006
Director / Senior Director - Motors
Mar, 2000
Jul, 2001
Director - Business Development
Aug, 1998
Feb, 2000
Associate

Board & Advisor Roles (1)

Update
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    Jul, 2012

Education (2)

Update

Images (4)

Update

Add Memberships