Former Skype CEO Josh Silverman Jumps To Greylock As An EIR

Josh Silverman, who until a few days ago was Skype’s CEO, has just joined venture capital firm Greylock as an executive-in-residence. In a blog post announcing the move on Greylock’s website, the firm called Silverman a “visionary entrepreneur” and an “effective leader for amazing growth companies.”

Prior to joining Skype in 2008, Silverman served as CEO at, following a variety of management positions at eBay, including serving as Managing Director for Netherlands; and leading the launch of eBay’s European Classifieds business. Before joining eBay, Silverman was co-founder and CEO of Evite, the leading social event planning site on the Web.

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