Brian Yamasaki leads PayPal’s corporate legal function as company secretary and VP of corporate, strategy, and growth. He is responsible for multiple teams that support PayPal’s securities, corporate governance, compensation/benefits, ESG strategy and reporting matters, mergers and acquisitions, strategic investments, corporate strategy, and payment product and engineering matters. Yamasaki joined eBay Inc. in 2007 on the corporate legal team and moved to management in 2013. He served as lead on several acquisitions, including Braintree and Xoom. Brian was a member of the core team managing PayPal’s separation. In September 2016, he took on the role of company secretary for PayPal. Prior to PayPal, Yamasaki worked in private practice. He also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Bruce M. Selya of the U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals.
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