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eBayInc Opens Global Development Centre in Bangalore

PR Newswire | 13 Sep, 2013
BANGALORE: eBay Inc today officially opened the doors to its latest global development centre in Bangalore, India. The new development centre will hire 1000 engineers over the next three years and will host several centres of excellence for both eBay Marketplaces and PayPal. The centre will also add to eBay's existing presence in India, which includes a development centre in Chennai, and the eBay India business unit in Mumbai.

"eBayInc aspires to change the world through technology-led innovation that enables global commerce. At eBay and PayPal, we are helping to accelerate the pace of innovation and are driving the next generation of commerce," said Ken Moss, Vice President of Technology and Sciences, eBay Marketplaces. "Bangalore is known around the world as the centre for technology innovation in India. We are looking to tap into the large pool of software engineering talent in Bangalore, who will innovate with us and create the future of commerce. We are committed to India as a technology hub and see India's software engineering talent as a critical driver for our long-term success."

"We warmly welcome eBay Inc to the state of Karnataka as it reconfirms our place on the world map for global product and technology innovation, and brings hundreds of high-valued jobs to our country. It is a testament to the skills and talents available in Karnataka, and the ease of doing business that the world's leading companies like eBay Inc choose to invest here on a long term basis," said Shri S. R. Patil, Minister of IT, BT and Science & Technology, Government of Karnataka. "Our Government is leaving no stone unturned to strengthen the atmosphere in which local and overseas entrepreneurs can benefit through e-commerce and technology, and help take industrial growth to the next level. Once again I wholeheartedly welcome eBay Inc's investment in Karnataka. I am sure that eBay Inc's success in Bangalore will encourage other global players to invest here too."

"PayPal is experiencing strong growth, as we continue to execute on our bold vision of re-imagining money, to propel this growth we are adding a second development centre in India," said Anupam Pahuja, General Manager, PayPal Development Centres, India. "We are looking to tap into the large pool of highly skilled software engineering talent in Bangalore. Our technologists in Bangalore will play a strategic role not just in global product and technology innovation, but in creating economic opportunities around the world and making a difference to people's lives," he added.

"The unprecedented scale of the eBay platform encourages our skilled team of professionals to innovate new architecture paradigms and technologies every single day, creating value for millions of customers around the world. eBay technologists have unique opportunities to work on complex problems that help set eBay apart from other employers, and together with the innovative culture we foster, it makes us an attractive company to work for," said Ram Narayanan, General Manager, eBay Product Development Centre, India.

The new eBay Inc facility in Bangalore joins other eBay Inc global development centres located around the world including, Austin, Berlin, Boston, Chennai, Netanya, New York, Omaha, Portland, San Francisco, San Jose, Scottsdale, Seattle, Shanghai, Singapore and Timonium.

eBayInc is known for its exceptional work environment and commitment to both employees and the local community. The company promotes a culture of empowerment, innovation and holistic development, along with great perks and benefits.

The company is aggressively hiring technologists with strong product development experience across the functions including platform and application development, architecture, quality engineering, product management, marketing and product analytics, user experience and design, information security etc. Those who wish to apply can visit www.ebaycareers.com [http://www.ebaycareers.com ] and type "Bangalore" into the job search box to review the available positions.

About eBay Inc Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. [http://www.ebayinc.com ] (NASDAQ:EBAY) is a global commerce platform and payments leader connecting millions of buyers and sellers. We do so through eBay, the world's largest online marketplace, which allows users to buy and sell in nearly every country on earth; through PayPal [https://www.paypal.com ], which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive digital payments; and through GSI [http://gsicommerce.com ], which facilitates ecommerce, multichannel retailing and digital marketing for global enterprises. X.commerce [https://www.x.com ] brings together the technology assets and developer communities of eBay [ file:///C:/Users/Users/tchakravarty/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/Temporary%20Internet%2 0Files/Content.Outlook/NZ93692K/www.ebay.com ], PayPal and Magento [http://www.magentocommerce.com ], an ecommerce platform, to support eBay Inc.'s mission of enabling commerce. We also reach millions through specialized marketplaces such as StubHub [http://www.stubhub.com ], the world's largest ticket marketplace, and eBay classifieds sites, which together have a presence in more than 1,000 cities around the world. For more information about the company and its global portfolio of online brands, visit www.ebayinc.com [http://cts.businesswire.com/ct/CT?id=smartlink&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebayinc.com&esheet=50136588&lan=en-US&anchor=www.ebayinc.com&index=2&md5=78bb60b22a9b1c14a2115dcfda43a4b2 ] .

About eBay eBay is one of the world's largest online marketplace, connecting people with the things they need and love virtually anytime, anywhere. eBay has 120 million active users globally and more than 450 million live individual and merchant listings at any given time, the majority of which is new and fixed-price merchandise. With mobile apps available in 190 countries, eBay delivers a personalized shopping experience and seamless access to inventory from down the street and around the world. Tailored shopping experiences, including eBay Fashion and eBay Motors, customize buying and selling; and eBay provides variety and choice for sellers by enabling them to offer goods through online, mobile and local channels to consumers around the world.

About PayPal PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid. The service gives people simpler ways to send payments without sharing financial information, and with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts (where available) or credit cards. With 132 million active accounts in 193 markets and 25 currencies around the world, PayPal enables global commerce, processing more than 7.6 million payments every day. Because PayPal helps people transact anytime, anywhere and in any way, the company is a driving force behind the growth of mobile commerce and expects to process $20 billion in mobile payments in 2013. PayPal is an eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) company and contributed 40 percent of eBay Inc.'s revenues in 2012. PayPal is headquartered in San Jose, Calif. and its international headquarters is located in Singapore. More information about the company can be found at www.paypal-media.com [http://www.paypal-media.com ].

Primary Media Contact: Megha Gowda, meghag@perfectrelations.com, 91-9986470678

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