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Scott Thompson

Scott Thompson was formerly CEO of Yahoo!. Before taking up this role he served as president of PayPal with overall responsibility for growing the global leader in online payments. Succeeding Rajiv Dutta in 2008, Scott previously served as PayPal’s senior vice president and chief technology officer where he oversaw information technology, product development, and architecture for PayPal.

Prior to PayPal, Scott worked for Inovant, a subsidiary of Visa formed to oversee global technology for the organization. As executive vice president of technology solutions at Inovant, he was responsible for all development, support and maintenance of Visa’s global payment system.

Scott was also chief information officer of Barclays Global Investors, where he implemented a new strategic technology platform and global infrastructure. In addition, he has worked with Coopers and Lybrand, delivering information technology solutions to leading financial services clients such as Wells Fargo.

Scott received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Stonehill College. In 2012, Yahoo admitted his earlier claim that he received a computer science degree was false.

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Diffbot 5/2012Angel$2M9

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