Louise Pentland

Executive Vice President, Chief Business Affairs and Legal Officer, PayPal (Festival Underwriter)

Louise Pentland is executive vice president, chief business affairs officer, and legal officer at PayPal, responsible for ensuring compliance with financial, regulatory, and legal requirements across all global markets and engaging stakeholders to promote PayPal’s reputation through corporate affairs initiatives. She is also responsible for PayPal’s People function, which includes leadership development, training, workforce planning, employee relations, compensation, benefits, and diversity initiatives. An advocate for diversity and committed to human rights, Pentland volunteers with the Human Rights Initiative in Dallas to represent unaccompanied children who have come to the United States seeking asylum, works with women and children victims of domestic violence, and mentors young women pursuing general counsel roles.

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