Speaker Karin Schwab

Karin Schwab

Vice President and Deputy General Counsel | eBay, USA

As international business executive and non-executive board member, Karin Schwab delivers value through over 20 years of global leadership across digital technology, platform business and e-commerce.

She has a strong track record in global and multicultural corporate structures. Her ability to influence across distributed teams, bringing stakeholders along and helping them understand each other are key strengths. She enjoys fast-paced environments with interesting and hard problems to solve, changing priorities and possibilities for failure.

Karin is Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for eBay’s global product, technology, and growth organizations, holding oversight for legal work related to eBay’s global websites as well as its payments and advertising businesses. Before she served as executive for eBay in the Americas and Europe.

She also serves on the Nomination Committee of the Adevinta Board (OSE: ADE), Norway, is a member of the eBay Commerce Inc. board of directors, USA, and of the International Advisory Board of ZHAW School of Management and Law, Switzerland.

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Agenda Items



Day One

Threats and Wars – Best Practices for Cyber Resilience

Executive Panel Discussion | Moderated by Melinda Crane

Janet Adams | SingularityNET, UK
Christina Mertens | VIRTUS Data Centres, Germany
Karin Schwab | eBay, USA
Tanvi Singh | Global Blockchain Business Council, Switzerland
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