eBay innovation vice president: ‘Evangelize early and often’

Steve Yankovich joined eBay in 2009, after a stint as an entrepreneur-in-residence at Adobe. His current title is VP of Innovation and New Ventures, a recently-formed group with the mandate to “define and create the future of commerce.” We spoke with him earlier this month. San Jose-based eBay generated $6.6 billion in revenue in 2013. Founded in 1995, the company has more than 33,000 employees.

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ebay-steveyQ. How did you wind up in this job, and how is the innovation team there structured?

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