Jeffrey Skoll

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Jeffrey Skoll

Name: Jeffrey Skoll

Born: January 16, 1965, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Computer-related contributions

  • 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).