Rolf Skyberg

Rolf Skyberg
Team Lead of Disruptive Innovation, eBay, Inc.


Currently a Platform Product Manager and Evangelist, Rolf has held diverse positions at eBay such as “Disruptive Innovator”, “Researcher”, and “Quality Assurance Engineer”, He’s been involved in all aspects of the ecommerce ecosystem from beginning to end. While at eBay he has focused on inspiring new ways of approaching problems and exploring them from a holistic viewpoint.

His investigations in those areas have yielded patent filings in areas such as social commerce, item categorization, and delivery verification systems.

He also serves on the advisory board of Innovation Exchange, a company that seeks to deliver open innovation for Global 5000 companies. By opening up innovation to everyone who wants to participate, Innovation Exchange enables companies to absorb ideas from globally rich and diverse community of innovators.


Business, Design & Usability, People
Location: Exhibit Hall 3
Rolf Skyberg (eBay, Inc.)
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Everybody wants innovation. Innovation is believed to be magical unicorn which will lead the way to success and riches, but this is easier said than done. In this talk I'll discuss lessons learned from two years driving innovation on eBay's Disruptive Innovation team; which strategies worked and which didn't, and what questions you should start asking first when someone tells you to "go innovate"! Read more.
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