People: eBay Inc (EBAY.O)
17 May 2019
Mr. Pierre M. Omidyar is an Independent Director of eBay Inc. Pierre M. Omidyar is a philanthropist, technologist, and innovator. Mr. Omidyar founded eBay in September 1995 and has served as a Board member of eBay Inc. since May 1996, and as Chairman of the Board from May 1996 to July 2015. He has served as director of PayPal Holdings Inc. since July 2015. Mr. Omidyar is an active philanthropist and is deeply engaged in the philanthropic organizations he founded with his wife through The Omidyar Group including: Democracy Fund, HopeLab, Humanity United, Omidyar Network, and Ulupono Initiative. In addition, Mr. Omidyar is co-founder and publisher of Civil Beat, a nonprofit news service dedicated to serving Hawaii’s public interest through investigative journalism. He is also the founder and publisher of First Look Media, a new-model media company devoted to supporting independent voices, from fearless investigative journalism and documentary filmmaking to smart, provocative entertainment. Mr. Omidyar received his B.S. from Tufts University. Mr. Omidyar has extensive experience as a technologist and innovator in our industry. His knowledge of the industry and long history of driving innovation provide important expertise to our technology-driven and innovation-focused Company. As the founder of eBay, Mr. Omidyar brings to the Board a deep understanding of the business and a long-standing history as a leader within our Company and the technology industry. In addition to eBay, Mr. Omidyar served on the Board of Directors of PayPal Holdings Inc. and founded several other innovative businesses, including the Omidyar Network and First Look Media. His extensive experience as an entrepreneur is particularly relevant to our Company.
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|All Other, USD||23,261|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||23,261|