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Krannert Executive Forum - Brad Strock

Brad Strock

Brad Strock

Chief Information Officer

As the CIO of PayPal, Brad leads a global technology team who enable PayPal employees to change how the world uses money. He has extensive experience in leading large, global teams to deliver innovation and value while creating structure and process for scale. He has proven results in driving large, technology-enabled transformations. In 2015, Brad led the IT separation of PayPal from eBay, creating the new internal technology infrastructure for PayPal in less than nine months.

With over 25 years of experience as a seasoned technology executive, Brad has held senior executive positions at Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase, and First USA/Bank One. At PayPal, he held several roles before being named CIO in 2014, including VP of Global Operations Technology. Brad has a deep expertise in product development, IT, operations, and strategy and has 2 patents. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University as well as an MBA from the Krannert School of Management at Purdue.