StubHub Hires Ex-Walmart and Amazon Execs

Stephanie Burns
– Stephanie Burns
StubHub’s new vice president and general counsel

Arnie Katz, vice president and chief product and technology officer, and Stephanie Burns, vice president and general counsel, are the latest additions to StubHub’s international leadership team.

Bruns joins StubHub from Amazon, where she spent nearly 15 years, most recently as vice president and associate general counsel, worldwide operations. In that role, she led a team of lawyers and legal professionals supporting Amazon’s transportation and logistics, drone delivery, robotics, Prime Now, customer fulfillment, customer service, product and social responsibility.
Before Amazon, she worked at several software companies and law firms in the Portland area. A tech and IP lawyer by training, Stephanie earned her J.D. at Santa Clara University School of Law and holds a B.S. degree from Northwestern University.
Katz most recently served as vice president of international eCommerce at Walmart, where he was responsible for product, technology and design, and led a globally distributed team developing eight eCommerce platforms.
Prior to this role, he was the senior director of customer experience and innovation for the Online Grocery program at Walmart eCommerce. 
Arnie Katz
– Arnie Katz
StubHub’s new vice president and chief product and technology officer

StubHub president Sukhinder Singh Cassidy believes Katz’s emphasis on data-driven and customer-focused decision making, extensive experience modernizing platforms, and increasing development velocity will be an immediate asset to StubHub. 

Before joining Walmart, Katz was co-founder and president of Relay Foods, an online grocery company that enabled customers to shop healthy, responsibly sourced groceries online. Arnie earned an MBA from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business and a B.S. degree in Computer Science from the Technion in Israel.
Katz and Burns join Miguel Giribet Giral, who was previously announced as StubHub’s new head of international.
“I’m thrilled to welcome these new leaders to StubHub,” said Singh Cassidy, adding that “Arnie, Miguel and Stephanie have a variety of experience across both smaller and larger companies, which will serve StubHub well at this stage in our growth.
“They also share a deep understanding of the eCommerce space, having worked at some of the world’s most well-known and respected companies, including Walmart, Amazon and Vente-privee. They are great additions to our leadership team.”