LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Is Stepping Down After 11 Years

Head of product Ryan Roslansky will succeed him in the role

After 11 years at the helm of LinkedIn, Jeff Weiner will step down as CEO and be replaced by Ryan Roslansky, LinkedIn’s current head of product. 

Weiner, who took over as CEO in 2009 after joining from Yahoo, steered the social platform through its $27 billion acquisition by Microsoft in 2017. In an email to staff, Weiner announced he will stay on as executive chairman of the company, the same position founder and former CEO Reid Hoffman occupied from 2009 to 2016.

In the email, Weiner said he felt comfortable leaving the job because he felt the “business has never been better, our culture has never been stronger, and our future has never been clearer.”

“Despite now reaching over 675 [million] members, employing over 16,000 people and generating $7.5



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