Reid Hoffman is a co-founder of LinkedIn and Chair of the Board. He has served on LinkedIn's board of directors since March 2003 and is also a board member at Kiva.org, shopkick, Wrapp, Edmodo, and Mozilla Corporation. In addition, Reid is also a Partner at Greylock. Previously, Reid was Executive Vice President of PayPal where he was in charge of all of the company's business relationships. Reid has also held management roles at major technology companies, including Fujitsu Software Corporation and Apple. Reid holds a Master’s degree in Philosophy from Oxford University, and a B.S. with distinction in Symbolic Systems from Stanford University.
A. George "Skip" Battle became a member of LinkedIn's board of directors in February 2010, and serves as Lead Independent Director. In addition to LinkedIn, Skip is currently a board member at several public and private companies, including FICO, Expedia, Netflix, Sungevity, and Workday. Previously, he served as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman of Ask Jeeves. Prior to that, Skip spent more than 25 years in various management roles for Arthur Andersen LLC and then Andersen Consulting LLP (now Accenture). He is a Senior Fellow at The Aspen Institute and holds an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a B.A. in Economics from Dartmouth College.
Leslie Kilgore has served on LinkedIn's board of directors since March 2010. As a former Chief Marketing Officer at Netflix, she helped grow the company's subscriber base from fewer than 100,000 to more than 15 million and now serves on their board of directors. Prior to Netflix, Leslie held marketing management roles at Amazon and Procter & Gamble. She also served as a consultant for Booz Allen Hamilton. Leslie has an M.B.A. from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business and a B.S. from The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.
Stan J. Meresman became a board member of LinkedIn in October 2010. In addition to LinkedIn, Stan currently serves on the boards of directors of Zynga, Turn, ModCloth and HyTrust. In the past, he has served on a number of other company boards, including Riverbed Technologies, Meru Networks, Polycom, and VMware. Previously, he was a general partner and COO of Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV). Stan was CFO for ten years of two public companies, Silicon Graphics (SGI) and Cypress Semiconductor, both of which experienced rapid growth of revenue and operations during his tenure. Stan holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Michael J. Moritz joined LinkedIn's board of directors in January 2011. Sir Michael has been a Managing Member of venture capital firm Sequoia Capital since 1986, and has served as Sequoia Capital’s chair since 2012. He currently serves on the board of directors for a number of public and private companies, including Green Dot Corporation, Sugar, Klarna AB, and 24/7 Customer. Previously, he was a member of the board of directors at various public companies, including Google, PayPal, Red Envelope, Saba Software, Flextronics, Yahoo!, and Zappos. Sir Michael holds an M.A. in Modern History from the University of Oxford.
David Sze became a board member of LinkedIn in September 2004. He is a Senior Managing Partner at Greylock Partners, which he joined in January 2000. Prior to Greylock, David was Senior Vice President of Product Strategy at Excite and then Excite@Home. As an early employee at Excite, David also held roles as GM of Excite.com and Vice President of Content and Programming for the Excite Network. Before Excite, he was in product marketing and development at Crystal Dynamics and Electronic Arts. He started his career in management consulting for Marakon Associates and the Boston Consulting Group. He holds an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a B.A. from Yale University.
Jeff Weiner joined LinkedIn in December 2008, serving as the Chief Executive Officer since June 2009, and as a member of the Board of Directors since July 2009. A consumer Web product executive with over 19 years of experience, Jeff has helped build LinkedIn into the Web's largest and most powerful network of professionals. Under his leadership, LinkedIn has tripled its revenue, rapidly expanded its global platform and increased its membership base from 33 million to more than 300 million members around the world. Prior to joining LinkedIn, Jeff was an Executive in Residence at Accel Partners and Greylock Partners, where he advised the firm's consumer technology portfolio companies and evaluated new investment opportunities. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President of Yahoo!'s Network division, a roughly $3 billion annual revenue business with more than 3,000 employees and responsibility for many of the company's consumer-facing and industry-leading products. Before Yahoo!, Jeff spent more than six years at Warner Bros., where he helped oversee the company's online efforts and developed the initial business plan for Warner Bros. Online in 1994. Jeff serves on the boards of Intuit, Inc., DonorsChoose.org, Malaria No More, and as an advisory board member at Venture for America. He holds a B.S. in Economics from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.