P. Morad Omidyar

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2090
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Country: Iran

About P. Morad Omidyar
Pierre Morad Omidyar (born June 21, 1967) is a French-born Iranian entrepreneur and philanthropist/economist, and the founder/chairman of the eBay auction site. Omidyar and his wife Pam 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. Omidyar Network is a philanthropic investment firm committed to creating and fostering opportunity for people around the world. According to Forbes, as of March 2009, he is the 156th richest person in the world. Pierre Omidyar is known by many as the richest Iranian.Early life and work Omidyar was born in Paris, France to Iranian immigrant parents, both of whom had been sent by his grandparents to attend university there. His mother Elahé Mir-Djalali Omidyar, who did her doctorate in linguistics at the Sorbonne, is herself a well-known academic. His father was a surgeon. The family moved to the US when Omidyar was six. Growing up in Washington, D.C., Pierre's interest in computers began at the Potomac School then his interest increased at Potomac when he was in the 9th grade. He attended St. Andrew's Episcopal School in Potomac, Maryland. He graduated from St. Andrew's in 1984, and in 1988, he graduated with a degree in computer science from Tufts University. Shortly after, Omidyar went to work for Claris, an Apple Computer subsidiary, where he helped write MacDraw. In 1991 he co-founded Ink Development, a pen-based computing startup that was later rebranded as an e-commerce company and renamed eShop.

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49. Dr. K. Anji Reddy 2023
50. Jan Kulczyk 1813
51. J. R. D. Tata 1591
52. Naguib Sawiris 1582

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