Bill Scott

Silicon Valley, CA

Bill leads PayPal's Next Gen Commerce Team, nimble, cross-functional team that is focused on next gen social and context-aware commerce. Previously at PayPal, he led user interface engineering, merchant engineering and payment products.

In a past life he co-created one of the first Macintosh games (GATO, 1985), built & designed wargaming interfaces for NATO, led user experience teams (Sabre, Meebo), co-wrote one of the first Ajax/JavaScript frameworks (OpenRico), managed user interface engineering organizations (Netflix, PayPal) and published a design pattern library (Yahoo!).

Bill is also a frequent speaker at conferences & workshops worldwide as well as the co-author of the O’Reilly book Designing Web Interfaces.

  • Work
    • Sr. Director, UI Engineering @ PayPal
  • Education
    • Computer Science. BS. Math Minor.