Keith Rabois is an American technology entrepreneur, executive and investor. He is widely known for his early-stage startup investments and his executive roles at PayPal, LinkedIn, Slide and Square. Rabois invested in Yelp! and Xoom prior to each company’s IPO and sits on both companies’ board of directors. He is considered a member of thePayPal Mafia, a group that includes PayPal co-founders Peter Thiel, Max Levchin and Elon Musk.
Most recently, Rabois was Chief Operating Officer at Square where he oversaw the company’s business operations including marketing, communications, business development, distribution, human resources and risk management. Keith specializes in transforming early-stage startups into successful businesses and has deep expertise in the financial services industry and government affairs.
An accomplished executive, entrepreneur and angel investor, Keith has held leadership roles at PayPal, LinkedIn, Slide and began his career practicing law at Sullivan & Cromwell. Keith was an early investor in several high-profile Internet companies including YouTube and currently serves on the board of directors of Yelp and Xoom.
Keith holds a JD from Harvard Law School and an undergraduate degree in political science from Stanford University.