Maynard Webb founded Webb Investment Network in 2010 as a seed investment firm dedicated to nurturing entrepreneurs and a way for Maynard to share his 30 years of experience developing and leading high-growth companies. WIN provides its portfolio companies with mentorship and on-demand access to an affiliate network of 85+ industry experts from companies like eBay, Google, Oracle, PayPal and Hewlett Packard. All the members of the affiliate network have worked with Maynard in the past and share his belief in paying their experience forward to the next generation of entrepreneurs.
In addition to his role at WIN, Maynard currently holds positions as the Chairman of the Board at LiveOps and at Yahoo! and is a board member at salesforce.com. In these roles, his experience scaling companies from 100's to 10's of 1000's of global employees comes in handy.
Maynard authored a book titled "Rebooting Work" which discusses how the work world is dramatically shifting in an age of ever-changing technology and entrepreneurship. Rebooting Work was published in January 2013.
Maynard is the co-founder of Everwise. Everwise provides workplace mentoring solutions. Through a data-driven matching process, Everwise connects professionals with mentors who can help them succeed at every stage of their career.
Prior to founding WIN, Maynard was the CEO of LiveOps, a cloud based call center with a community of 20,000 agents and the COO of eBay, where he created organizational processes and day-to-day structures that enabled eBay to grow from $140 million in revenue to more than $6 billion in 2006. Before joining eBay, Maynard was Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Gateway, Inc. He has also held management and leadership positions at Bay Networks, Quantum Corporation, Thomas-Conrad Corporation and IBM.
In 2004, Maynard and his wife created the Webb Family Foundation to empower people to overcome the barriers that keep them from fulfilling their destinies. The Foundation empowers young people who will not accept their fate, and help them to reach their highest destiny.
Maynard has also served on several public and private boards including Gartner (NYSE: IT), Niku (NASD: NIKU), Extensity (NASD: EXTN), Hyperion (NASD: HYSL), Peribit (acquired by Juniper Networks), Baynote, and AdMob (acquired by Google) where he was also one of the first investors. Maynard has held various advisory roles, including being a member of President George W. Bush’s National Infrastructure Advisory Council, the Engineering Advisory Board at Santa Clara University and most recently, Meg Whitman’s 2010 Gubernatorial Committee Finance Committee.
Maynard Webb graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Arts.