EcommerceBytes-NewsFlash, Number 996 - April 14, 2005     1 of 3

eBay Evangelist Converts to Yahoo

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Senior Manager of Platform Evangelism (developer relations) at eBay, Jeffrey McManus, is leaving the auction site. He's headed to Yahoo as Director of Product Management working with new developer initiatives ( McManus has been with eBay for 2 years as it geared up its developer program by opening its API program, launching a Solutions directory and certified vendor program, and creating new educational and communication services.

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