Tyler works passionately at the intersection of business and social change. In his role on the Corporate Affairs team, he drives integration and collaboration across PayPal’s Global Communications, Government Relations and Social Innovation efforts. He also helps lead the company’s financial health agenda, global partnerships strategy and thought leadership activities, and helps build PayPal’s reputation as purpose-driven company.
Tyler joined PayPal from eBay Inc., where he drove strategic communications and stakeholder engagement efforts as part of the company’s first global, enterprise-level Social Innovation function. Prior to joining eBay Inc., Tyler worked in Edelman’s Business + Social Purpose practice, during which time he consulted with various multinational companies, multilateral institutions and nonprofit organizations to design and launch initiatives aimed at creating positive social and environmental impact. Tyler began his career at Ashoka, an international citizen sector organization dedicated to finding the most innovative social change projects in the world, and supporting and bringing together the entrepreneurs behind those initiatives.
Tyler studied at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and speaks Mandarin Chinese. He’s a 2015 Aspen Institute First Mover Fellow, and an Advisory Board member of several financial empowerment organizations and initiatives.