Jeff Alvord

Managing Director, The Omidyar Group

Jeff is a Managing Director of The Omidyar Group (TOG), overseeing financial management and the flow of resources to TOG entities. He brings business and management experience rooted in design, product development, and systems engineering. Jeff has served as an adviser and agent for the Omidyar family for more than a decade.

Jeff is the Managing Director of Comprehensive Financial Management (CFM), a premier multi-family office. Prior to joining CFM, he held executive-level and technical positions at Apple, Loral and Westinghouse Electric. Jeff was one of the founding parents of the Discovery Charter School, which launched in 2006. He also co-founded Fireclay Tile, a custom design and manufacturing company, in 1986.

Jeff has a bachelor’s of science in electrical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. His dedicated approach, combined with a passion for collaboration and iteration, supports The Omidyar Group’s work to contribute to positive outcomes for complex issues facing our world.