Jul 7, 2006
By Mairead Johnson
Kiva.org announces the addition of Reid Hoffman to the Board of Directors
Kiva.org is honored to announce the addition of Reid Hoffman to Kiva.org's Board of Directors.

Reid is currently CEO and co-founder of LinkedIn. Prior to LinkedIn, Reid was Executive Vice President of PayPal. At PayPal, Reid was in charge of all business relationships: business development, corporate development, international, government relations, and banking/payments infrastructure. During his tenure at PayPal, Hoffman was instrumental to the acquisition by eBay and was responsible for partnerships with Intuit, Visa, MasterCard and Wells Fargo. Reid also has held management roles in large technology companies, including Fujitsu Software Corporation and Apple. Currently, in addition to LinkedIn, Reid serves on the Board of Directors for SixApart and Mozilla Corporation. Reid graduated with distinction from Stanford University with a B.S. in Cognitive Science and from Oxford University with a Master's degree in philosophy.


Kiva.org is excited to be joined by Reid, a Web 2.0 pioneer whose influence in our Philanthropy 2.0 organization will be invaluable.

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