Director of HR Global Mobility at eBay
Eric Halverson is the Director of HR Global Mobility at eBay, a multinational e-commerce corporation where people and businesses go to shop, sell and give a wide variety of goods and services worldwide. Halverson is a Global Mobility legend in Silicon Valley. At eBay he and his team design and implement the immigration, relocation, individual tax policies and processes for the company. Their scope includes both US domestic and international new hires, transferees, and all temporary international expat assignments. Before joining eBay, Eric worked at Deloitte, PwC and KPMG.
In this in-depth interview, Halverson discusses his experience in Silicon Valley the early dot-com bubble; explains his entrance into the world of global mobility and how from a strong tax background he learned about immigration and relocation; admits that he is inspired by Pierre Omidyar (founder and Chairman of the eBay) & Meg Whitman (Chief Executive Officer of eBay); and stresses the importance of making decisions.