Reid Hoffman

Co-Founder, LinkedIn & Partner, Greylock Partners


Why Reid is INBOUND

In addition to founding the world's largest professional networking service that has transformed how businesses and individuals connect with one another, Reid has been actively involved in all areas of the tech industry, from serving as a board member on many startups and nonprofits to becoming a venture capitalist at Greylock Partners. His new book "Blitzscaling", which he co-wrote with Chris Yeh, explores how to effectively implement the approach to grow better as a company.

About Reid

An accomplished entrepreneur, executive, and investor, Reid Hoffman has played an integral role in building many of today’s leading consumer technology businesses. In 2003 he co-founded LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional networking service. In 2009 he joined Greylock Partners. He currently serves on the boards of Airbnb, Aurora, Coda, Convoy, Entrepreneur First, Gixo, Microsoft, Nauto, Xapo and a few early stage companies still in stealth. In addition, he serves on a number of not-for-profit boards, including Kiva, Endeavor, CZI Biohub and Do Something. He is the host of Masters of Scale, an original podcast series and the first American media program to commit to a 50-50 gender balance for featured guests. He is the co-author of two New York Times best-selling books: "The Start-Up of You" and "The Alliance". His next book is focused on “blitzscaling,” based on his Stanford course of the same name. He is an Aspen Institute Crown Fellow, a Marshall Scholar at Oxford, and a graduate of Stanford University.

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