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Jeff Skoll is a philanthropist and social entrepreneur. As Founder of the Skoll Foundation, Skoll Global Threats Fund, Participant Media and Capricorn Investment Group, he is bringing life to his vision of a sustainable, peaceful and prosperous world. The first President of eBay, Skoll developed the company’s inaugural business plan and led its successful initial public offering. On 30 December 2011, Skoll was appointed Officer of the Order of Canada, one of the country’s highest civilian honors.


Up For Debate

Social entrepreneurs dare to change the world

Part of a series on A Special Series in Partnership with CNN on Social Entrepreneurs and Other Innovators

September 07, 2013










Opening Plenary of 2014 Skoll World Forum Wed, April 9, 2014

The Skoll World Forum delegation comes together for the first time at the Opening Plenary to celebrate social entrepreneurship and the work being done in pursuit of large-scale systemic change. MASTER OF ...

Opening Plenary




Opening Plenary 2012

Stephan Chambers introduces (in order of appearance) Peter Tufano, Jeff Skoll, Hans Rosling, Judith Rodin, Patrick Meier, Roger Martin, Soraya Salti

Opening Plenary 2012 Skoll World Forum




Thu, April 10, 2014; 21:30 - 23:30

Film Screening: The Square

Speakers: Jeff Skoll, Jim Berk, Jehane Noujaim

Wed, March 29, 2006; 18:00 - 19:15

Sustainability And Capital Markets

Speakers: Al Gore, David Blood, Jeff Skoll, John Elkington


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