Chief Executive Officer
Before assuming the role of CEO, Laura played a pivotal role as a member of the Mozilla Corporation Board for three years. During this time, she contributed significantly as the company underwent a strategic overhaul, preparing to tackle the evolving challenges in the internet's next 25 years of development.
With a strong focus on product leadership, Laura has a proven track record of steering organizations through substantial transformations and turnarounds. Her notable experiences include:
- AirBnB: Led the core hosts business, which accounted for three-quarters of the company's operations. Drove a path to reacceleration through growth levers and tech platform transformation
- eBay and PayPal: Held various roles, including driving a turnaround for eBay's core global consumer selling division, and launching PayPal Mobile in 2009 during the rise of the mobile revolution.
- Willow Innovations: Served as the CEO of this innovative wearable medical device company, leading the company through rapid growth, product innovation and channel expansion.
Beyond these accomplishments, Laura has held positions at Skype, McKinsey & Co, and the UNDP. A recognized author and thought leader, she has contributed to Fortune Magazine on topics such as trusting your instincts and avoiding burnout. As a member of World50 and YPO, exclusive peer groups of global leaders and CEOs, Laura brings a wealth of insights and expertise to the table.
Laura holds an MBA from Stanford University and a bachelor's degree from the University of Melbourne. She currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and three children.