African-American Named First Ever Diversity Chief at eBay
Damien Hooper-Campbell has been named the first chief of diversity for the online auction website eBay.
Before joining eBay Damien worked a year as the global diversity and inclusion lead at Uber. Prior to that he was the diversity business partner and community strategist for Google’s diversity, integrity and governance division.
In an eBay press release Hooper-Campbell said “eBay is one of the pioneers in harnessing technology to level the playing field by creating a global marketplace that is truly inclusive and diverse. I look forward to leading eBay’s efforts to foster an even more diverse workforce and inclusive workplace, which I believe can contribute to increased innovation and even better engagement with eBay’s hundreds of millions of buyers and sellers around the world.”
Damien is a graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta where he earned a B.A. in economics and M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Hooper-Campbell has an extensive background in business and leading diversity efforts. He served as a vice president within the Pine Street Leadership Development Group at Goldman Sachs and as an assistant director of minority initiatives for Harvard Business School’s Admissions Board. Hooper-Campbell also worked in investment banking at Morgan Stanley as well as serving the Harlem community of New York as an Associate Program Officer for Program and Non-Profit Investments at the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corp.
Damien Hooper-Campbell is 37 years old. He takes over the position on July 18th, and will be based in San Jose, CA.