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Pierre Omidyar

Pierre  Omidyar

Pierre Omidyar

Pierre is an entrepreneur and philanthropist best known as the founder of eBay, an online platform created in 1995 that today enables more than 175 million buyers and sellers to connect and prosper over shared interests. 

Driven by the idea that change is possible given the right combination of insight, innovation, talent, and timing, Pierre continues to build a diverse portfolio of philanthropic and commercial projects. Spanning a variety of categories, and addressing some of the world’s most complex issues, each of Pierre’s ventures is fuelled by his endless curiosity, faith in humankind, and passion for challenging the status quo.