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I developed an interest in supporting independent journalists in a way that leverages their work to the greatest extent possible, all in support of the public interest.

 
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Pierre Omidyar
Pierre Omidyar
  • Born: June 21, 1967
  • Nationality: French
  • Profession: Founder EBay, Founder Honolulu Civil Beat, Founder Ulupono Initiative, Founder Omidyar Network, Founder First Look Media

Pierre Morad Omidyar is an American billionaire entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is the founder of eBay where he served as chairman from 1998 to 2015. He became a billionaire at the age of 31 with eBay's 1998 initial public offering (IPO). Omidyar and his wife Pamela are well-known philanthropists who founded Omidyar Network in 2004 in order to expand their efforts beyond non-profits to include for-profits and public policy.

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