An Interview With Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn

About Jeff Weiner
Company: LinkedIn

  • Jeffrey “Jeff” Weiner (born February 21, 1970) is an American businessman.
  • He is 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 of 2016.
  • Weiner served in various leadership roles at Yahoo for over seven years beginning in 2001.
  • He has worked at Warner Bros. as Vice President of Warner Bros. Online, developing its initial business plan.
  • 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.

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