Jeffrey Jeff Weiner is a businessman from America. He is the Chief Executive Officer of LinkedIn, a social networking site which is in relation to business. He started with LinkedIn in the month of December of 2008 as an Interim President.
Weiner was born on 21st February, 1970 in New York City of United States. He went to the Wharton School in the University of Pennsylvania in the year 1992. He did Bachelor of Science in Economics. He is fondly called Jeff informally. He had purchased a house for 5.3 million dollars in 2010. It is situated in California. He loves being with his family and tries playing golf in his leisure time.
Jeffrey likes to keep his life very private. He believes that making the private life, private, makes it easier to connect with the employees and bosses.
Jeffrey Weiner is married to Lisette Weiner who is from Europe.
He has a one year old child.
Wiener worked in many leadership roles at Yahoo. He worked for seven years and more since 2001. He has been recently an Executive Vice President at Yahoo Network Division. As the EVP of Yahoo, he led a team of 3000 employees, managing the products reaching five hundred million customers. He was a part of the Search leadership team that directed the integration and acquisition of Inktomi, FAST and AltaVista as well as the growth of Yahoo Search Technology while helping Yahoo’s Network Division. Weiner served as the managing director and co-founded Windsor Digital.
He has worked under Warner Bros as the Vice President. He was also an Executive-in-Residence for famous venture capital firms Greylock Partners and Accel Partners. In the year 2011, Reid Hoffman and Weiner were the overall winners of the U.S EY Entrepreneur of the year award. Weiner was known by the LinkedIn employees through Glassdoor’s annual survey in the Top 10 CEOs at US Tech Companies. He worked as the strategic planning analyst under Braxton Associates and as the strategic management consulting division of Touche and Deloitte. Since April 2012, he was the director of Intuit Inc. Weiner has been serving as the director of LinkedIn Corporation.
He is also active in a non-profit sector by serving on the Board of Directors of Malaria No more and website of DonorsChoose. Recently, in March 2016, he gave away 14 million dollars bonus to his employees after the stock fell down to 40%.
LinkedIn is available in more than 24 languages around the world. It was launched on 2003, and has more than 400 million users out which almost 100 million are active users. In 2011, LinkedIn traded its first share in the New York stock market under NYSE symbol- LNKD. In 2016, January, the company has a total number of 9,200 employees. A mobile version of this website was launched in 2008 and in six different languages.
LinkedIn has unites like Marketing solutions, Talent Solutions, Premium Subscription. The subscription is based on the type of users in LinkedIn.