John Gallagher

Senior Sourcing Manager
PayPal

John Gallagher is a Sr. Sourcing Manager in PayPal's Global Sourcing organization where he leads the Labor procurement team.  After close to a decade in procurement and rebuilding PayPal's contingent workforce program from the ground up, he is aware of the unique challenges to managing and controlling contingent workforce spend and how to overcome them.  The program that John has built at PayPal relies on data, transparency, and controls to identify targeted savings opportunities while minimizing leakage.  John is passionate about leveraging cost models to drive negotiations and identifying creative solutions to procurement challenges.  He lives in Scottsdale, Arizona with his wife and daughter and he holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University and an MBA and M.S. in Information Management from Arizona State University.