Group Product Manager, eBay
Gilad Ayalon is a thoughtful Product Manager with clarity of end goal who loves building products that form the daily habits of millions of customers worldwide. Today, he leads a product group at eBay that focuses on buyer growth, owning core engagement experiences that power eBay's shopping experience. After serving three years at the Israeli Defence Forces as a Commander, he began his professional career in Consultancy as a Business Analyst. Shortly after, he led and managed multi-functional teams through enterprise software implementation projects at Sparta Systems.
For the past four years, Gilad has been progressively attaining higher Technical Product managerial positions at eBay. Today, as a Group Product Manager, he directs a team of Product Managers focused on increasing engagement and buyers acquisition defined product strategy revamping the mobile web experience to achieve growth. He takes a multidisciplinary approach that encompasses the areas of Engineering and Business Analysis, giving him a perfect blend of skills for his career that spanned over a decade.
Gilad graduated from Tel Aviv University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and earned an MBA in Concentration in Finance and Entrepreneurship. An avid speaker, Gilad’s extensive experience makes him not only an interesting and inspiring speaker but also a highly personable communicator.