Beth Axelrod

Beth Axelrod, Global Head of Employee Experience

Beth Axelrod oversees Airbnb’s people strategy to drive growth, operate with a holistic perspective in service of all stakeholders, and create a highly creative, inclusive environment. We believe that, when our employees feel connection and belonging inside the company, they are better equipped to deliver connection and belonging to Airbnb’s community.

Prior to joining Airbnb, Beth served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources, at eBay Inc and was previously Chief Talent Officer at WPP plc. Beth spent nearly 12 years at McKinsey & Company where she was a partner serving clients’ strategy and organization needs, and co-authored The War for Talent.

Beth holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics with a concentration in Finance from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and a Master's in Public and Private Management from the Yale School of Management.