Chairman, Participant Media
Jeff Skoll is an entrepreneur devoted to creating a sustainable world of peace and prosperity. Over the past 16 years, he has created a portfolio of philanthropic and commercial enterprises, each a distinctive catalyst for change. This portfolio includes the Skoll Foundation, Participant Media, Skoll Global Threats Fund, and Capricorn Investment Group – all coordinated under the Jeff Skoll Group umbrella. He was the first full-time employee and president of eBay, where he developed the company’s inaugural business plan and helped lead its initial public offering and the creation of the eBay Foundation.