Ilya Kretov Director of Operations and Marketing for Emerging Europe and Africa, eBay

Ilya Kretov was appointed as Head of Marketing for eBay Russia in February 2013. In 2015 he became Director of Operations and Marketing for Emerging Europe and Africa at eBay.

Between 2011 and 2013 Ilya Kretov was responsible for the development of Google Search, Chrome, Google+, YouTube, Play and Maps as Head of B2C marketing at Google Russia.

In 2002-2008 Ilya worked at MARS Russia and was responsible for procurements, marketing and brand management of TWIX, BOUNTY, MARS and SNICKERS.

Prior to that, Ilya Kretov held courses on information systems at ITMO University, Saint Petersburg. He also helped to develop international exchange programs for AISEC NPO in Saint Petersburg as Head of the Outbound Internship Department.

Ilya holds a Master’s degree in Information Systems for Economics from Saint Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation.