ServiceNow Names John Donahoe President and CEO
February 2017 by Marc Jacob
ServiceNow announced that its Board of Directors has named John Donahoe President and CEO. Donahoe was formerly President and Chief Executive Officer of eBay Inc. Current President, CEO and Chairman of the Board, Frank Slootman will continue as Chairman upon stepping down from his management role in April 3, 2017.
Mr. Donahoe has over 30 years of management experience. During his tenure as CEO of eBay, revenues more than doubled to $18 billion, and eBay’s market value increased 250% to $80 billion. Prior to joining eBay in 2005, Mr. Donahoe spent more than 20 years at Bain & Company, a leading worldwide consulting firm. He began his career at Bain & Company and eventually rose to become Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Donahoe currently serves as Chairman of the Board at PayPal, the leading digital payments company. He served as President and CEO of eBay Inc. from 2008 to 2015, where he oversaw the eBay, PayPal and eBay Enterprise businesses. eBay and PayPal were early innovators in mobile commerce and payments, enabling almost 20% of global digital commerce. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Dartmouth College and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He serves on the Board of Directors for PayPal, Nike and Intel Corp. Additionally, Mr. Donahoe serves on the Board of The Bridgespan Group, a nonprofit advisor and resource for mission driven organizations and philanthropists.