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23/05/2009 Jeff Skoll

Duration:
27 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 23 May 2009

Jeff Skoll was a pioneer of the online auction site, eBay.
In just a couple of years he went from worrying about his student debt to having hundreds of millions of dollars in stock.
He quickly put that money to use setting up a foundation to encourage social entrepreneurship and making movies with a social message.
He tells Owen Bennett-Jones what money has meant to him.

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