Weiner at TechCrunch 2013
|Born||February 21, 1970|
New York City, New York, United States
|Alma mater||The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, B.S (1992)|
|Occupation||Executive Chairman of LinkedIn|
|Website||Jeff Weiner on LinkedIn|
Jeffrey "Jeff" Weiner (born February 21, 1970 in New York City, New York) is an American businessman. He was the chief executive officer (CEO) of LinkedIn, a business-related social networking website. He started with LinkedIn on December 15, 2008, as Interim President. Weiner played an instrumental role in LinkedIn's acquisition by Microsoft for $26 billion in June 2016.
Early life and education
Weiner served in various leadership roles at Yahoo for over seven years beginning in 2001, most recently as the Executive Vice President of 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. He was an Executive-in-Residence for leading venture capital firms Accel Partners and Greylock Partners.
In 2016, Weiner received media attention for donating his $14 million stock bonus to the pool for LinkedIn employees following a drop in share price.
On February 5, 2020, Weiner announced he will step down as CEO of LinkedIn and become executive chairman in order to focus on closing the network gap and realizing LinkedIn's vision of creating economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce. He named Ryan Roslansky as his replacement.  
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