Jeff Weiner is an internet executive. As of 2022, Weiner was the executive chairman of LinkedIn; he was previously LinkedIn's chief executive officer (CEO).
Before Weiner assumed his current role as executive director, he was the CEO of LinkedIn from December 2008 to June 2020. During Weiner's tenure as CEO, LinkedIn grew from 388 to almost 16,000 employees in thirty offices around the world. The company grew its membership base from 33M to more than 690M and increased its revenue from $78 million to almost $8 billion. While Weiner was CEO, Microsoft purchased LinkedIn for $26 billion in 2016.
From 2001 until June, Weiner served in various roles at Yahoo!, culminating with the position of executive vice president of the network division. During that time, Weiner led a team of 3,000 employees and managed products that reached 500 million consumers.
From 1994 until 2000, Weiner served in various roles at Warner Brothers Studios, culminating in the role of vice president online. In this role, Weiner oversaw Warner Brothers Online and Entertaindom (one of the web's first original entertainment destination sites).
Early in Weiner's career, he served as an analyst for Braxton Associates, a management consulting division of Deloitte and Touche. He briefly served as a founding partner of Windsor Media from June 2000 to April 2001.
In 2019, Weiner became a founding limited partner of Concrete Rose Capital, an early-stage venture capital firm. Concrete Rose invests in ventures led by underrepresented founders of color, founders addressing the needs of underrepresented consumers of color, and founders with a demonstrated commitment to creating inclusive cultures and building diverse teams.
In collaboration with EverFi, Weiner founded the Compassion Project, a national initiative to provide compassion education through bringing social-emotional learning (SEL) experiences to elementary school students.
Weiner has served on the boards of several public companies and nonprofits, including:
Weiner graduated in 1992 from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science in Economics.
Weiner is married to Lisette Weiner. The couple has two children.
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