Maynard Webb

Maynard Webb

Chairman and CEO: LiveOps

As Chairman and CEO of LiveOps, Maynard brings 30 years of experience developing and leading high-growth companies. Maynard brings a track record of building highly-scalable and reliable platforms, and has helped LiveOps develop an On-Demand Contact Center Platform recognized for its mission-critical availability and bullet-proof security. Since joining LiveOps in 2006, Maynard has led the company to profitability and has achieved double-digit revenue growth year over year.

Prior to joining LiveOps, Maynard was the COO of eBay where he has been credited with creating organizational processes and day-to-day structures which enabled eBay to grow from $140 million to over $4.5 billion in revenue in 2005, while the employee base grew from 250 to over 12,000. In the words of his former eBay CEO Meg Whitman,“Maynard played a critical role in eBay history – transforming the site to become a major commerce institution.” Before joining eBay, Maynard was Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Gateway, Inc. He has also held management and leadership positions at Bay Networks, Quantum Corporation, Thomas-Conrad Corporation and IBM. Maynard holds a bachelor’s degree from Florida Atlantic University.

A respected member of the Silicon Valley technology community, Maynard sits on the boards of several successful companies, including salesforce.com and Admob. He has also served on the boards of Gartner, Hyperion, Skype, Niku and Extensity (two of which he helped take public.) Maynard has also held various advisory roles, including being a member of President George W. Bush’s National Infrastructure Advisory Council, the Engineering Advisory Board at Santa Clara University and most recently, Meg Whitman’s 2010 Gubernatorial Exploratory Committee Finance Committee.

One of Maynard’s key leadership principles is to work for higher purposes in life — it is reflected in his stellar career as well as his contributions and dedication to improving communities and giving back to social causes. Maynard was instrumental in the development of the LiveOps Foundation, which was created with the goal of supporting activities that enhance and serve the communities in which LiveOps employees live and work, as well as the associated issues that impact quality of life. In its first year of operation, LiveOps Foundation was named “Company of the Year” by Entrepreneur Foundation for the rich, well-rounded programs it included. In addition, he also created the Webb Family Foundation, which is dedicated to helping the underdogs in society meet their full potential.

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