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Iranian-American economist Pierre Omidyar is best known as the founder and chairman of eBay, the online auction website.
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In January 2000, Omidyar accepted his first board position outside of eBay. He joined the board of directors of ePeople, an online marketplace for technical support.
In 1999, Omidiyar married his girlfriend, who now has more than 400 Pez dispensers in her collection.
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