Sunday, September 09, 2012
Jeff Skoll, a social entrepreneur.
Jeffrey Skoll, OC (born January 16, 1965) is a Canadian engineer and internet entrepreneur. He is currently based in Los Angeles, California.With an estimated net worth of $US 3.2 billion (as of March 2011), Skoll was ranked by Forbes as the 7th wealthiest Canadian and 347th in the world. He was the first employee and also first president of internet auction firm eBay, and used the wealth this gave him to become a philanthropist and found the independent movie production company Participant Media.