Discover who makes the program happen

It takes a diverse group of contributors to shepherd a wide array of partners and support a massive global business, of which this is only a sample:

Dan Filowitz

Senior Marketing Operations & Support Manager

With eBay since 2016

Dan manages the platforms and processes that enable marketing and customer support to function for the partner network. Before eBay, Dan had analytical and operational roles at companies like Google and United Airlines.

Best eBay find: A small dish from the hotel where I got married, which I ordered as an anniversary present.

Tien Huang

Head of Partner Success

With eBay since 2010

Tien leads a team of technical integrations and growth specialists to support partners. Before joining the partner network, Tien worked for three years as a relationship manager for large B2C sellers on eBay. 

Best eBay find: Trapp candles, no other retailer sold them at the time that I bought them.

Richard Lane

Partnerships Lead, U.K.

With eBay since 2018

Richard leads the UK market for the eBay Partner Network, ensuring efficiency and productivity across a plethora of partners and partner verticals. Before eBay, he worked within the affiliate industry for about 13 years, as head of affiliate and lead gen for Mindshare UK, head of partner development at CJ UK, and head of European partnerships at Agoda.

Best eBay find: A toy soldier costume for a friend’s bachelor party. “He had to wear it for an entire weekend including green crocs and green face paint – worth every penny.” 

Marie Langhout-Franklin

Head of Partner Marketing & Influencers

With eBay since 2015

Marie drives the creative, enthusiastic, and boundary-pushing marketing initiatives for the partner network. She is driven by an interest in the lifelong customer journey, as evidenced by her work to help partners optimize with the right tools and materials to meet their goals. Before eBay, Marie held a variety of roles in tech, manufacturing, healthcare, consulting, and e-commerce.

Best eBay find: A vintage leather jacket that had a 1978 ticket stub for Bruce Springsteen at Madison Square Garden tucked deep in one pocket.

Michael Lill

Director of Operations and Partner Success

With eBay since 2012

Michael drives operations to deliver success for our partners and strong financial performance for eBay. Before eBay, Michael had a wide variety of roles in consulting, financial services, loyalty and e-commerce, including business strategy, product development, business development, contract negotiations, online/mobile marketing, marketplace operations, and trust and safety.

Best eBay find: Original out-of-print Elfquest comics for his comic-collecting brother.

Ross Mallet

Head of Partner Management, Europe

With eBay since 2015

Ross identifies new opportunities with our most strategic global partners. Before eBay, Ross worked on a variety of strategic initiatives in the world of gaming  - leading monetization and retention efforts for DoubleDown Interactive; senior franchise marketing manager for PopCap Games; and was the Director of Marketing for WildTangent.

Best eBay find: Michael Jordan '86-87 Fleer Rookie Sticker - I realized that I had three of them in my basement.

Shayna Massey

Head of Partner Management, Americas & Australia

With eBay since 2012

Shayna drives regional business performance for the network through strategic partnerships and portfolio optimization. Before eBay, she was a senior digital manager for; managed affiliate partnerships for top-tier retailers at Rakuten Marketing; and served as a marketing manager at 

Best eBay find: Custom floating shelves made from reclaimed barn wood for a kitchen renovation.

Kyle Morgan

Partnerships Lead, Australia

With eBay since 2018

Kyle manages business relationships with top Australian partners. Before eBay, he worked in several marketing, account, and sales management roles. Since moving to Australia in 2016, he has primarily worked within affiliate marketing.

Best eBay find: A kit to convert VHS to digital video. I used it to digitize my mother’s wedding video, as it was the only video she had of her mother after she passed away and no longer had a VHS player. 

Lucia Palombino

Partnerships Lead - France, Italy and Spain

With eBay since 2019

Lucia drives revenue growth and partnership opportunities for the network across the French, Italian and Spanish (FRITES) markets. Before eBay, she worked for five years as an account manager for Tradedoubler Italy, where she built up her experience with affiliate and performance marketing across a varied portfolio of advertisers. Before that, she worked as a media planner for an agency that specialized in performance marketing solutions.

Best eBay find: A vintage Casio watch for my boyfriend that was identical to the one he had as a kid.

Rupen Patel

Sr. Manager, Global Influencer Marketing

With eBay since 2011

Rupen manages our influencer partnerships to support regional marketing priorities. Joining eBay right out of college, he has worked in Internet marketing strategy, seller marketing, SEO, social, and influencer marketing for eBay. His role in influencer marketing grew out of his SEO and social experience, and combines his skills at marketing, partner marketing, social marketing, content marketing, and incubation/innovation.

Best eBay find: Before my time at eBay, there was a leadership award called the IMPALA (Internet Marketing Performance and Leadership Award). When they relaunched this award, I was able to find the same 1969 Chevy Impala model car that the previous team used as a trophy. When we first presented the new award and trophy, the team was delighted that we mimicked the previous award, and it brought back a lot of nostalgia for the team.

Erin Stoner

Channel Strategist

With eBay since 2012

Erin keeps our channel competitive in the affiliate world by conducting competitive analysis, managing the channel’s product backlog, and working with cross-functional stakeholders to drive requirements to deliver internal and external value.


Best eBay find: 50” 4K Ultra HD TV, Polarized Ray-Ban Aviators, or a hot tub.

Dorota Townsend

Partnerships Lead, Germany

With eBay since 2018

Dorota leads the network for German partners where she seeks out new business, establishes new partnerships, and leverages new opportunities. Before eBay, she worked for nearly a decade in online travel at TripAdvisor, where she was also responsible for strategic partnerships.

Best eBay find: A dream Benetton jumper. That felt good!