Vice President, CTO/CPO, eBay Classifieds Group
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Brent McLean is the Chief Technology Officer and Chief Product Officer for eBay Classifieds Group globally. Brent’s responsibility is to oversee the product development from a technology perspective and ensure that our global and local technology strategy align with the business strategy and serve the needs of our customers in more than 20 countries. more >>
Brent joined Classifieds in 2010 as CTO of Marktplaats.nl, then added Denmark to his responsibilities in 2011 before he became our global CTO in 2013. Under his leadership, Brent has been a driving force in creating a crisp global transformational strategy to create omnichannel experiences across desktop, mobile and tablet. Brent is also responsible for our global site operations and general technology infrastructure.
For the last 10 years, Brent has specialized in developing software for online/eCommerce businesses. He is a passionate proponent of agile development methods, which at its core are based around people and the value they bring.
Brent holds a B.E (Electrical Engineering) from University of Technology, Sydney. He and his family relocated from Australia to the Netherlands to take the role of CTO of Marktplaats and shortly after Northern Europe before he became CTO of eCG globally. Prior to joining eBay, Brent worked for Fairfax Media in Australia, with his last position being Director of Technology for online classifieds - in the three verticals of housing, jobs and automotive.