Managing Partner, Omidyar Network
As managing partner, Matt Bannick leads all aspects of Omidyar Network’s operations and strategy. He works closely with the cofounders and board of directors to ensure that Omidyar Network achieves its long-term mission and strategic objectives.
Bannick brings a wide range of executive, international, and multi-sector experience to his leadership of Omidyar Network. From 1999 to 2007, Bannick was a member of eBay Inc.’s executive staff and served in a number of senior executive roles. As the general manager and later as president of eBay International, Bannick was largely responsible for building eBay’s global footprint and driving phenomenal revenue growth. He grew the company’s global presence from five countries in mid 2000 to 25 countries two years later. During that time, he grew international revenue from approximately $2 million per quarter to more than $100 million per quarter.
Bannick also teaches a course on new business models in emerging markets at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He earned an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree, Phi Beta Kappa, in international studies and economics from the University of Washington.