This excerpt taken from the EBAY DEF 14A filed Apr 26, 2006.
NOMINEES FOR ELECTION FOR A THREE-YEAR TERM EXPIRING AT OUR 2009 ANNUAL MEETING
William C. Ford, Jr.
William C. Ford, Jr., age 48, has served as a director of eBay since July 2005. Mr. Ford has served as Chief Executive Officer of Ford Motor Company, a company that engages in the manufacture and distribution of automobiles, since October 2001 and has served as Chairman of the Board of Ford since September 1998. Mr. Ford also serves as Chairman of Fords Environmental and Public Policy Committee and as a member of Fords Finance Committee. Mr. Ford has held a number of management positions at Ford since 1979. Mr. Ford serves as Vice Chairman of The Detroit Lions, Inc. and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of The Henry Ford. He is also a Vice Chairman of Detroit Renaissance. Mr. Ford holds a B.A. degree from Princeton University and a master of science degree in management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Dawn G. Lepore
Dawn G. Lepore, age 51, has served as a director of eBay since December 1999. Ms. Lepore has served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of drugstore.com, inc., a leading online provider of health, beauty, vision, and pharmacy solutions, since October 2004. From August 2003 to October 2004, Ms. Lepore served as Vice Chairman of Technology, Active Trader, Operations, Business Strategy, and Administration for the Charles Schwab Corporation and Charles Schwab & Co, Inc., a financial holding company. Prior to this appointment, she held various positions with the Charles Schwab Corporation including: Vice Chairman of Technology, Operations, Business Strategy, and Administration from May 2003 to August 2003; Vice Chairman of Technology, Operations, and Administration from March 2002 to May 2003; Vice Chairman of Technology and Administration from November 2001 to March 2002; and Vice Chairman and Chief Information Officer from July 1999 to November 2001. Ms. Lepore holds a B.A. degree from Smith College.
Pierre M. Omidyar
Pierre M. Omidyar, age 38, founded eBay as a sole proprietorship in September 1995. He has been a director and Chairman of the Board since eBays incorporation in May 1996 and also served as its Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and President from inception to February 1998, November 1997 and August 1996, respectively. Prior to founding eBay, Mr. Omidyar was a developer services engineer at General Magic, a mobile communications platform company, from December 1994 to July 1996. Mr. Omidyar co-founded Ink Development Corp. (later renamed eShop) in May 1991 and served as a software engineer there from May 1991 to September 1994. Prior to co-founding Ink, Mr. Omidyar was a developer for Claris, a subsidiary for Apple Computer, and for other Macintosh-oriented software development companies. Mr. Omidyar is currently Chairman and CEO of Omidyar Network, a mission-based investment group committed to fostering individual self-empowerment on a global scale. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of Tufts University and the Santa Fe Institute, and as a director of Meetup Inc. Mr. Omidyar holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science from Tufts University.
Richard T. Schlosberg, III
Richard T. Schlosberg, III, age 62, has served as a director of eBay since March 2004. From May 1999 to January 2004, Mr. Schlosberg served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the David & Lucile Packard Foundation, a private family foundation. Prior to joining the foundation, Mr. Schlosberg was Executive Vice President of The Times Mirror Company and publisher and Chief Executive Officer of the Los Angeles Times. Prior to that, he served in the same role at the Denver Post. Mr. Schlosberg serves on the board of directors of Edison International, BEA Systems, Inc, and is also a national board member of the Smithsonian Institution, a member of the USO World Board of Governors, and a trustee of Pomona College. Mr. Schlosberg is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and holds an M.B.A. degree from the Harvard Business School.