Jeff Weiner

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Jeff Weiner
Jeff Weiner at Tech Cruch 2013 (1).jpg
Weiner at TechCrunch 2013
Born (1970-02-21) February 21, 1970 (age 45)
New York City, New York, United States
Residence California, United States
Alma mater The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Occupation CEO of LinkedIn
Website Jeff Weiner on LinkedIn

Jeffrey "Jeff" Weiner is an American businessman. He is the chief executive officer (CEO) of LinkedIn, a business-related social networking website. He started with LinkedIn in December 2008 as Interim President.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Jeffrey Weiner holds a B.S. in Economics from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, class of 1992.[1]

Career[edit]

Weiner served in various leadership roles at Yahoo for over seven years beginning in 2001,[1] most recently as the Executive Vice President at Yahoo's Network Division. As EVP of Yahoo, he led a team of over 3,000 employees, managing products reaching over 500 million consumers. While serving Yahoo’s Network Division, he 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.

He has worked at Warner Bros. as Vice President of Warner Bros. Online, developing its initial business plan.[1] He was an Executive-in-Residence for leading venture capital firms Accel Partners and Greylock Partners.[1]

In 2011 Weiner and Reid Hoffman were the U.S. Overall winners of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award [2]

In 2014, Weiner was recognized by LinkedIn employees via Glassdoor's annual survey as among "the top 10 CEOs at U.S. Tech Companies".[3]

Other interests[edit]

Weiner is also active in the non-profit sector, serving on the Board of Directors of DonorsChoose.org and Malaria No More.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f LinkedIn management
  2. ^ Fass, Alisson. "LinkedIn Wins Entrepreneur of the Year." Inc.com. N.p., 14 Nov. 2011. Web. 07 Apr. 2015. <http://www.inc.com/articles/201111/linkedin-reid-hoffman-jeff-weiner-wins-entrepreneur-of-the-year-award.html>.
  3. ^ McCafferty, Dennis (April 8, 2014). "The Top 10 CEOs at U.S. Tech Companies". 1 (first place). 

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