Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Jeffrey Skoll
Born: January 16, 1965, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
- Canadian engineer and Internet entrepreneur known for being the first employee and also first president of Internet auction firm eBay.
- Skoll is also the founder, chairman, and owner of Participant Media (formerly Participant Productions), a Los Angeles based media company he created to fund feature films and documentaries.
Honors and awards
- Made an Officer of the Order of Canada (2011).