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Amy is partner at Omidyar Network and leads several of the firm's initiatives that create opportunity for millions of people living at the base of the pyramid. Focusing on Education, Entrepreneurship, Financial Inclusion, Property Rights and Consumer Internet and Mobile, her team concentrates its investments in emerging markets. Amy oversees Omidyar Network's investments in Bridge International Academy, IGNIA, Elevar, SONG, and Social Finance US and sits on the boards of Kiva, Living Goods, and Range Networks.
Prior to Omidyar Network, Amy spent much of her career at eBay, Inc., joining PayPal as one of its earliest employees in 1999. As vice president of product, she and her team developed PayPal's payments platform, facilitated the company's overseas expansion into Europe and Asia, and was instrumental in the launch of PayPal Mobile. Amy then transitioned to eBay as vice president of relationship marketing, leading email, onsite, and other retention marketing channels as well as vice president of product strategy and operations, driving the development of eBay’s long-term product vision and leading user experience and design. In addition, Amy was involved with both Kiva and MicroPlace at the start-up stage, which fueled her passion for businesses serving base of the pyramid customers. Earlier in her career, Amy worked in corporate strategy and development at Gap Inc. and as an analyst at JPMorgan & Co.
Amy holds a BS in mathematics from Bucknell Univesity, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa.
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