This excerpt taken from the EBAY DEF 14A filed Mar 19, 2009.
NOMINEES FOR ELECTION FOR A THREE-YEAR TERM EXPIRING AT OUR 2012 ANNUAL MEETING
Marc L. Andreessen
Marc L. Andreessen, age 37, has served as a director of eBay since September 2008. Mr. Andreessen is a co-founder and chairman of Ning Inc., an online platform for people to create their own social networks founded in late 2004. From September 1999 to July 2007, Mr. Andreessen co-founded and served as the Chairman of the board of directors of Opsware, Inc. (formerly known as Loudcloud Inc.). From March 1999 to September 1999, Mr. Andreessen served as Chief Technology Officer of America Online, Inc. From April 1994 to March 1999, Mr. Andreessen was a co-founder of Netscape Communications Corporation, a software company, serving in various positions, including Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President of Products. Mr. Andreessen also serves on the board of directors of Facebook Inc., Stanford Hospital and Room to Read. Mr. Andreessen holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
William C. Ford, Jr.
William C. Ford, Jr., age 51, has served as a director of eBay since July 2005. Mr. Ford has served as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ford Motor Company, a company that manufactures and distributes automobiles, since September 2006 and has served as Chairman of the Board of Ford since January 1999. Mr. Ford also serves as Chairman of Fords Finance Committee and as a member of Fords Environmental and Public Policy Committee. From October 2001 to September 2006, Mr. Ford was Fords Chief Executive Officer. 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 M.S. degree in management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Dawn G. Lepore
Dawn G. Lepore, age 54, 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 also serves on the board of directors of The New York Times Company. Ms. Lepore holds a B.A. degree from Smith College.
Pierre M. Omidyar
Pierre M. Omidyar, age 41, 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 of Apple Inc., and for other Macintosh-oriented software development companies. Mr. Omidyar is currently co-founder and chairman of Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment firm committed to creating opportunity for individuals to improve
their lives. He serves on the Board of Trustees of Tufts University, Omidyar-Tufts Microfinance Fund, the Santa Fe Institute and the Punahou School, 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 64, 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 and 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, and is also a member of the USO World Board of Governors, a trustee of Pomona College and a founding Director of the U.S. Air Force Academy Endowment. Mr. Schlosberg is also Chairman of the Board of the Kaiser Family Foundation. Mr. Schlosberg is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and holds an M.B.A. degree from the Harvard Business School.