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PayPal Hires Longtime Payments Consultant Rakesh "Rocky" Agrawal

Jason Del Rey has been a business journalist for 15 years and has covered Amazon, Walmart, and the e-commerce industry for the last decade. He was a senior correspondent at Vox.

PayPal has hired Rakesh “Rocky” Agrawal as a director of strategy, the company announced on Tuesday. Agrawal has worked as a consultant in payments, commerce and local categories. “Part of my role at PayPal will be to help small businesses and entrepreneurs understand online commerce and payments. … That process also goes in the other direction: continuing to educate PayPal on the needs of those merchants and entrepreneurs,” he said in a blog post.

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