As Senior Director for Social Entrepreneurship, Jude O'Reilley is responsible for the Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship and building the community of Skoll Awardees. Jude has more than 18 years of experience in technology, management and entrepreneurship in the private sector. From working with Fortune 500 companies to being the first employee of a health-focused startup, he has launched more than 100 consumer and enterprise products. Jude's professional background includes more than four years at Amazon.com, where he was responsible for product management of the photos experience on the Amazon Kindle Fire, Amazon Cloud Drive and Checkout by Amazon. Prior to joining Amazon.com, he spent the majority of his high-tech career in startups of 5 to 150 people, including Trusera, a place on the web for people to share their personal medical experiences. At Trusera, he helped the CEO raise more than $3.2 million in angel investments and built the team that designed the original product from scratch. He began his product career at Aventail, an early pioneer in the SSL VPN space that was later sold to Dell Inc. Jude earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with High Honors in History from Swarthmore College. He lives with his wife and two children in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Organization: Skoll Foundation