Weiner took the helm of LinkedIn in 2008 when the company passed the $1 billion valuation mark for the first time.
Under Weiner’s reign, LinkedIn doubled its private-market valuation within two years through several rounds of venture capital funding and went public in 2011. In 2017, Microsoft bought the company for $27 billion in an all-cash deal, the largest acquisition in Microsoft’s history. Today, LinkedIn has over 675 million users globally and generate $7.5 billion in annual revenue.
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