Dan Tarman


As eBay’s Chief Communications Officer, Dan Tarman is responsible for managing, protecting and strengthening the company’s brand and reputation among key stakeholders. He and his team play a critical role in eBay’s brand strategy, positioning the company as a global leader in the commerce revolution. Mr. Tarman partners with key business groups across the company including the investor relations team to continue to build strong relationships with shareholders and investors. Together with the legal and government affairs team, he ensures that eBay’s position on regulatory matters are clearly defined and articulated.


He leads a 75-person global team that oversees media relations, social media, executive communications, issues management and public affairs, employee communications, social responsibility, content development and consumer engagement. He also plays a key role in eBay’s inclusion and diversity efforts as well as employee engagement with the company’s
cultural values. Mr. Tarman also serves as Chairman of the eBay Foundation.


Mr. Tarman earned his J.D. cum laude from University of Miami School of Law, and a B.A. in International Relations from Tulane University. He serves on the Boards of Directors of the Ad Council, The Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders, and the Anti-Defamation League Central Pacific Region. He is also a member of the Board of Advisors of the USC Annenberg School Center for Public Relations, and a member of the Arthur Page Society, The PR Seminar and The Peer 150.


Mr. Tarman is speaking in:

Plenary Session: “Building a Global Brand through Communications”