Pierre Omidyar is a philanthropist, technologist and innovator who is best known as the founder of eBay. A strong believer in the power of individuals and community, Pierre’s vision for Honolulu Civil Beat is to empower citizens and encourage greater civic participation through media. He believes that a strong democracy requires an engaged society supported by effective news reporting and analysis.
Pierre serves as the CEO and publisher of Honolulu Civil Beat. He is also the founder and CEO of First Look – a media and technology company dedicated to upholding and promoting the tenets of the First Amendment. For more information about Pierre’s personal, professional and philanthropic interests, visit OmidyarGroup.com.