Juan Benitez is a senior technology leader with nearly 20 years of industry experience in software development and engineering. He is the general manager at Braintree, a PayPal company, where he leads the Braintree team in delivering a payments platform and service that simplifies access to powerful payments solutions. Prior to taking on the role of GM, Juan was CTO and SVP of product at Braintree, where he led the engineering and product teams. Before joining Braintree, Juan held the position of VP of search advertising at Yahoo! and oversaw engineering for many of Yahoo!'s advertising platforms. Juan graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with both a BS and MS in electrical and computer engineering. He currently resides in California.