2018 Featured Speaker | Wanji Walcott

2018 Annual Meeting & Law Firm Expo Keynote Speaker

Wanji Walcott

Senior Vice President, General Counsel


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Wanji Walcott

Senior Vice President, General Counsel| PayPal Holdings, Inc.

Wanji Walcott is Senior Vice President, General Counsel at PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL), a global payments provider that enables digital and mobile payments on behalf of consumers and merchants. Ms. Walcott has expertise in technology, cybersecurity, legal and regulatory matters, environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors, and extensive experience with global financial services and technology companies. Prior to joining PayPal, Ms. Walcott served as Senior Vice President and Managing Counsel at American Express Company, where she served as the lead counsel for the Enterprise Growth Group, leading the global strategy to expand the company’s alternative and mobile payments services. She has also held positions at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, DSET Corporation and Lockheed Martin IMS Corporation. Raised in Massachusetts, Ms. Walcott earned her B.A. from Howard University and her J.D. from Howard University School of Law. She serves on Gunnery School Board of Trustees, the Middlesex School Board of Trustees, where she previously held the position as Chair of the Audit Committee; and is a former member of the Board of Directors of the City Bar Justice Center. Ms. Walcott in a member of the Executive Leadership Council (ELC) and was recognized by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America, 2017.