George Trantas

George Trantas

George is senior director of global marketplaces at Avalara. In his role, George oversees the business development operations strategy for Avalara’s global online marketplace business. George has extensive experience leading business development strategies in the ecommerce and marketplace industry. Prior to Avalara, George was vice president of client success commerce services at Pitney Bowes. He also spent more than four years at eBay where he supported the logistics, motor parts, and emerging verticals business units. George holds a Bachelor’s of Business Administration and Marketing from Elon University.

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