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Reid Hoffman is an accomplished entrepreneur, executive and investor, and has played an integral role in building many of today’s leading consumer technology businesses.
In 2003 Hoffman co-founded LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional networking service. LinkedIn is thriving with more than 500 million members around the world.
In 2009 Hoffman joined Greylock Partners, where he focuses on building products that can reach hundreds of millions of participants and businesses that have network effects.
Hoffman serves on the board of directors for Reinvent Technology Partners. He also serves on the boards of several private companies, including Airbnb, Apollo Fusion, Aurora, Coda, Convoy, Entrepreneur First, Nauto, Xapo, and a few early-stage companies that are still in stealth. In addition, he serves on several not-for-profit boards, including Endeavor, Kiva and New America.
Hoffman earned a master’s degree in philosophy from Oxford University, where he was a Marshall Scholar, and a bachelor’s degree with distinction in symbolic systems from Stanford University.
Hoffman joined the Microsoft board as an independent director in March 2017.