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LinkedIn is adding one member per second as people look to keep their professional and working lives separate from other social networking sites like Facebook. The career networking website's chief executive Jeff Weiner said this week that LinkedIn had 85 million members and was growing faster than ever as the economy recovers and people get back to cultivating connections that could land them better jobs. Weiner said during a talk at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco that half of LinkedIn...
California's online networking service LinkedIn said Wednesday that former Yahoo! Inc., executive Jeff Weiner would serve as its new chief executive officer. Weiner had served as the interim president since January. His departure from Yahoo! was part of the fallout of a proxy war with activist investor Carl Icahn, who was pushing for Yahoo! to accept an unsolicited bid from Microsoft Corp. a year ago. Former LinkedIn CEO Reid Hoffman will remain with the company as the executive chairman,...
Accel Partners and Greylock Partners, leading venture capital firms, today jointly announced the appointment of Jeff Weiner as an Executive in Residence with both firms. His new role becomes effective in early September 2008. Weiner served in key leadership roles at Yahoo! for the past seven years, most recently as the Executive Vice President of Yahoo!'s Network Division. In this position he led a team of over 3,000 employees, managing products reaching over 500 million consumers, and...
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