The LinkedIn professional networking service is getting a new CEOBy TALI ARBEL AP Technology WriterFebruary 5, 2020, 5:01 PM1 min readNEW YORK — The LinkedIn professional networking service is getting a new CEO. Jeff Weiner will become executive chairman after 11 years as CEO of the Microsoft-owned business. Ryan Roslansky, senior vice president of product,…
The LinkedIn skilled networking provider is getting a current CEO
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February 5, 2020, 5: 01 PM
1 min read
NEW YORK —
The LinkedIn skilled networking provider is getting a current CEO.
Jeff Weiner will change into executive chairman after 11 years as CEO of the Microsoft-owned replace. Ryan Roslansky, senior vice president of product, will change into CEO as of June 1.
Weiner acknowledged the timing felt appropriate individually and professionally, with a ready successor. He acknowledged he sees his current position as equivalent to how LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman helped him.
“He used to be there to assist be sure that that I was going to keep success,” Weiner acknowledged in a video posted by LinkedIn. “So I’d also like to copy this route of.”
He acknowledged he would restful be accessible to signify the firm and assist with product or technique critiques.
Roslansky acknowledged LinkedIn’s priority of serving the sector’s professionals is rarely going to commerce.
LinkedIn has about 645 million individuals.
Weiner joined LinkedIn as CEO in 2008 and led it thru its preliminary public providing of inventory in 2011. Microsoft bought the firm for $26 billion in 2016.
Roslansky has been at LinkedIn for greater than 10 years. He’ll memoir to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and be a part of Microsoft’s senior leadership team.
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