1. Jeff Weiner

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  2. About Jeff Weiner

    Jeff Weiner

    Jeff Weiner is the CEO of LinkedIn, where he started in December of 2008 as Interim President. He came to LinkedIn from positions as an Executive-in-Residence for leading Venture Capital firms Accel Partners and Greylock Partners.

    Prior to joining Accel and Greylock, Weiner served in various leadership roles at Yahoo for over seven years, most recently as the Executive Vice President of Yahoo’s Network Division. In this position he led a team of over 3,000 employees, managing products reaching over 500 million consumers, and overseeing a P&L responsible for roughly $3 billion in annual revenue. During his tenure, Weiner helped drive the Networkʼs Open and Social strategy as well as expansion of the companyʼs category-leading consumer web products, including Yahoo’s Front Doors, Communications and Community products, Search, and Media properties.

    Prior to his Network role, Weiner was part of the Search leadership team that directed the acquisition and integration of Inktomi, AltaVista, and FAST as well as the development of Yahoo Search Technology. From 2001 to 2002, Weiner oversaw Corporate Development at Yahoo, where he was responsible for the development and modification of overall corporate and individual business unit strategy and M&A. Weiner is also actively involved in the non-profit sector, with specific focus on leveraging digital capabilities to broaden the reach and scale of high impact causes. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of DonorsChoose.org and Malaria No More.

  3. Quotes

    1. LinkedIn's fundamental value proposition is connecting people to opportunity.
      In Is Lynda Acquisition LinkedIn’s Starbucks Moment?
    2. Our longer-term vision is … to build the world's first economic graph … to visualize every economic opportunity in the world, every skill required to obtain those opportunities.
      In LinkedIn Aims for 3 Billion Members and a World Economic Graph
    3. The goal is to be the ultimate professional publishing platform … for our membership to tap that intelligence to be the best at their jobs.
      In LinkedIn Aims for 3 Billion Members and a World Economic Graph
    4. It's as crucial a part of my job as financial results and our services.
      In Groupon, Twitter, other tech firms grapple with hypergrowth
    5. This isn't just a big milestone for us, it's also an important one for all of you, our members, who've helped build the LinkedIn network.
      In LinkedIn claims 100 million users
    6. As one of the founding investors in LinkedIn, Mark's vision, passion and insight helped fuel the company long before others had recognized the full potential of our platform…Mike brings an impressive range of knowledge and expertise which will be invaluable to the company as we work to continue to grow our business around the world.
      In Prepping For An IPO, LinkedIn Adds Sequoia Partner Michael Moritz To Board
    7. An IPO, being public, raising money, that's really a tactic that helps us ultimately achieve that long term objective.
      In LinkedIn to Go Public as Economic Winter for IPOs Thaws
    8. Our acquisition of ChoiceVendor is right in line with our top priority to build a world-class team at LinkedIn.
      In LinkedIn buys ChoiceVendor, an S.F. startup founded by Google alumni
    9. Netflix has arguably built one of the preeminent premium subscription businesses on the Internet.
      In LinkedIn Adds Netflix Marketing Head Kilgore to Board
    10. There's a time in the lifecycle of a startup when you start to really value input from independent board members and you can leverage their experience.
      In Netflix, Expedia Director Battle Joins LinkedIn, Art ...