Annie Maxwell


Executive Vice President

As Omidyar Network's executive vice president, Annie leads the firm’s worldwide operations and presence in the Bay Area, as well as a range of key strategic initiatives.

Prior to joining Omidyar Network, Annie worked with the Skoll Global Threats Fund for seven years, initially serving as Chief Operating Officer and later as President. Previously, Annie was a White House Fellow in the Office of Vice President Biden, where she focused on the implementation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Annie has also served as Chief Operating Officer for the humanitarian aid organization Direct Relief. During her tenure, she was seconded to the United Nation’s Office of the Special Envoy for Tsunami Recovery, led by President Bill Clinton.

Annie is currently a board member of Muso, a Trustee of the German Marshall Fund, and a member of the Dean’s Committee at the University of Michigan’s Ford School of Public Policy. She is also a lifetime member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Annie received her Masters in Public Policy and B.A. in English and political science, Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Michigan. She attended the university on a full athletic scholarship and was captain of the university’s Division I volleyball team.

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