Jeff Skoll


Jeff Skoll

Founder & Chairman

Jeff Skoll is a philanthropist and social entrepreneur, working to bring life to his vision of a sustainable world of peace and prosperity.

The first full-time employee and president of eBay, Jeff developed the company’s inaugural business plan and helped lead its successful initial public offering and the creation of the eBay Foundation. 

Since 1999, Jeff has created an innovative portfolio of philanthropic and commercial enterprises, each a distinctive social catalyst. Together, these organizations drive social impact by investing in a range of efforts that integrate powerful stories and data with entrepreneurial approaches. 

The Jeff Skoll Group supports his organizations, which include the Skoll Foundation, the Capricorn Investment Group, the Skoll Global Threats Fund, and Participant Media, a company dedicated to entertainment that inspires and compels social change.

 

Participant Media