Reid Hoffman, Founder LinkedIn
Reid Hoffman (quixotic) on Twitter
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Reid Hoffman - LinkedIn All aspects of consumer internet and software. Focus is on product development, innovation, business strategy, and finance, but includes general management, operations, business operations, business development, talent management, and marketing. Strong experience in both seed-stage companies (paypal, linkedin, facebook, zynga, last.fm, flickr) and growth companies (mozilla, linkedin, zynga, paypal.) Specialties General management, product development, business models, strategy, negotiation, financing, deal structure, international, marketing, brand development, brand management, business development, public relations, press strategy, payments infrastructure, financial services, mergers and acquisitions, start-ups, business development, software development, operations centers, board management, investing.
Reid Garrett Hoffman (born August 5, 1967) is an American entrepreneur, venture capitalist and author. Hoffman is best known as the co-founder of LinkedIn, a social network used primarily for business connections and job searching. Early life and career Hoffman says that in college he formed a conviction that he wanted to try to influence the state of the world on a large scale. He saw academia as an opportunity to make an "impact", but later realized that an entrepreneurial career would provide him with a larger platform. Reid Hoffman