Published on : Friday, June 28, 2019
Sean Joyce joins Airbnb as Chief Trust Officer. Airbnb is focused on reimagining travel by building an end-to-end travel platform that combines where you stay, what you do, and how you get there, all in one place. It is important to build trust between people on every part of their trip and that makes this profile critical.
Prior to joining Airbnb, Joyce was associated with PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers), where he was a Principal in PwC’s Advisory Practice, the U.S. and Americas Cybersecurity & Privacy leader and a member of their global Cybersecurity and Privacy leadership team. At PwC, he led transformational initiatives for his clients. He advised on numerous aspects of cybersecurity and privacy including strategy, crisis management, and incident breach response.
Joyce has spent more than 26 years with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and departed after serving as Deputy Director, the highest ranking career employee in the organization. Joyce held numerous other roles with the FBI, including leading the International Operations Division, where he oversaw 75 locations overseas.
Belinda Johnson, Chief Operating Officer at Airbnb said that Airbnb’s hosts and guests are not a product – they are our community and we have a responsibility to protect their trust. Their vision for Airbnb is to be the most trusted platform in the world, and she believes that Sean Joyce has unmatched experience spearheading game-changing trust and privacy initiatives and protecting people’s safety and security.