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From Elon Musk to Tim Cook, here's where the world's most influential tech founders and CEOs went to college — and what they studied

College is where many figure out what they're actually interested in and determine the career they want to pursue. We researched the degrees and schools attended by well-known tech CEOs, many of whom launched their companies or landed on the idea for their first startup while studying at college. Here's where 52 CEOs and founders in the tech industry went to school, and what they studied. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. For new college students, choosing a major can feel l...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, Elon Musk, Cook, Sweden, Maryland, Microsoft, Yahoo, Mba, Stanford, India, Satya Nadella, Trends


Daily Crunch: LinkedIn is getting a new CEO

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Jeff Weiner will step down as CEO of LinkedIn June 1, product head Ryan Roslansky steps up The changes are LinkedIn’s first big executive shakeup since the company was acquired by Microsoft in 2016. It’s notable that both of the new appointments (Roslansky and new product head Tomer Cohen) involve long...
Tags: Google, Social, Twitter, Enterprise, Microsoft, Linkedin, Tech, Nasa, Earth, Reddit, Jeff Weiner, Google Maps, Illumina, Ancestry, Ama, Koch


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner is stepping down after 11 years. Weiner will be replaced by Ryan Roslansky, a senior vice president in charge of product. Clearview AI, the startup that scraped billions of photos from Facebook and Google to create a facial-recognition database, was sent a cease-and-desist by Google and YouTube. Twitter, Google, and YouTube say Clearview AI's method of scraping public photos violates their terms of ser...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Elon Musk, California, Trends, Tesla, Shanghai, Jeff Weiner, Kendall Jenner, Alexa, Match Group, Phoenix, Don, Buffalo New York, Weiner


Jeff Weiner Will Step Down as CEO of LinkedIn June 1

Major change ahead for LinkedIn, the social network for the working world, now with 675 million members. From a report: Jeff Weiner, who has been leading the company as CEO for the past 11 years, is stepping down on June 1, 2020. His new role will be executive chairman. Ryan Roslansky, who is currently head of product, will be stepping up to the new role of CEO, while Tomer Cohen, who had been under Roslansky, is stepping up to lead the team. The changes are the company's biggest -- and actually...
Tags: Microsoft, Linkedin, Tech, Jeff Weiner, Weiner, Tomer Cohen, Ryan Roslansky, Roslansky


Meet Ryan Roslansky, LinkedIn's next CEO who was Jeff Weiner's first hire back in 2009 (MSFT)

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner is stepping down after 11 years at the helm. He will be replaced by Ryan Roslansky, senior vice president of product. Weiner says that Roslansky was his first hire, and was essential to LinkedIn's success. Roslansky has been at LinkedIn since 2009, and oversaw the addition of influencers and other features on the site. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner announced on Wednesday that he is stepping down, and will be replaced by s...
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LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner is stepping aside

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner will have to update his profile. He's stepping down from the role after being at the helm for the professional networking service for more than decade.
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LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Is Stepping Down After 11 Years

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...
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LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner to step down

Professional networking platform LinkedIn's chief executive officer, Jeff Weiner, said on Wednesday that he would step down from his position effective June 1.
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LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner is stepping down and will be replaced by the exec in charge of product (MSFT)

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner is stepping down after 11 years. He will be replaced by Ryan Roslansky, currently a senior vice president in charge of product. In a blog post, Weiner said, "Ryan was the first hire I made after joining LinkedIn in December 2008. He has been essential to the company's success ever since." Weiner also said he had been discussing his plan to step down with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella since last summer. LinkedIn is owned by Microsoft. Visit Business Insider's homepage for...
Tags: Elon Musk, Microsoft, Satya Nadella, Trends, Linkedin, Jeff Weiner, Ryan, Weiner, Ryan Roslansky


Jeff Weiner will step down as CEO of LinkedIn June 1, product head Ryan Roslansky steps up

Major change ahead for LinkedIn, the social network for the working world, now with 675 million members. Jeff Weiner, who has been leading the company as CEO for the past 11 years, is stepping down on June 1, 2020. His new role will be executive chairman. Ryan Roslansky, who is currently head of product, will be stepping up to the new role of CEO, while Tomer Cohen, who had been under Roslansky, is stepping up to lead the team. The changes are the company’s biggest — and actually, only — big exe...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Microsoft, Linkedin, Tech, Jeff Weiner, Weiner, Tomer Cohen, Ryan Roslansky, Roslansky


The CEO of LinkedIn personally responded to a woman who claimed she was sexually harassed on the platform: 'It is completely unacceptable' (MSFT)

Last week, a LinkedIn user published an open letter to CEO Jeff Weiner, saying that she's experienced harassment and an attempted scam on the professional social network. She called for Microsoft-owned LinkedIn to do more to prevent harassment and scamming. Weiner responded, writing LinkedIn's efforts to address the problems have "room for improvement." LinkedIn users, particularly women, have reported experiencing harassment on the site for years. Click here to read more BI Prime stories Lin...
Tags: Microsoft, Trends, Linkedin, Jeff Weiner, Trump, Perkins, Jeff, Weiner, Amy Perkins


What You Can Learn from LinkedIn’s CEO about Eliminating Useless Meetings

Surely meetings weren’t designed to be useless time sucks that everyone dreads until the minute they’re over. You’ve likely been part of the drill at some point. Entire teams and departments shuffle into the boardroom; a few key people speak and make decisions, while the rest are lost in space thinking about they want for lunch while fighting the urge to nod off. But they don’t have to be that way. Employees should want to go to meetings, but this is rarely the case. Meeting Tips from Two Top ...
Tags: Amazon, Sales, Linkedin, Management, Jeff Weiner, Jeff Bezos, Don, Jeff, Bezos, Weiner, Publisher Channel Content


8 statement-making watches worn by CEOs and corporate executives

People all over the world opt for timepieces as fashion statements to denote power and class. The includes CEOs, who tend to favor luxury watches and high-tech timepieces. Top execs at Microsoft, Amazon, Toyota, LinkedIn, and Oracle have favorite watches they've been spotted wearing. We carry our cell phones around all day through, and wearing a wristwatch, to many, may seem no longer necessary. That is true of you only treat your watch as a means of learning the current time. For a lot of pe...
Tags: Amazon, Microsoft, North Korea, Satya Nadella, Trends, Jeff Weiner, Toyota, Jeff Bezos, Omega, Forbes, Kim Jong, Akio Toyoda, McKesson Corp, Philippe, Padma Lakshmi, Dara Khosrowshahi


Want a Career You Will Love? Tap into Your Talent and Your Passion

“Looking back on your career 20, 30 years from now, what do you want to say you’ve accomplished?” That’s a question Jeff Weiner, the CEO of LinkedIn, often asks prospective employees. And how would you answer that question? Take a minute and think about it. In other words, what matters to you as you are building your career? In answering that question, you would probably include the accomplishments that you have achieved along the way.  You may include skills you’ve developed and lessons you hav...
Tags: Sales, Linkedin, Passion, Jeff Weiner, Lincoln, Talent, Abraham Lincoln, Starting A Business, Your Career, Clare Booth Luce, Turning Your Passion Into Business


Want a Career You Will Love? Tap into Your Talent and Your Passion

“Looking back on your career 20, 30 years from now, what do you want to say you’ve accomplished?” That’s a question Jeff Weiner, the CEO of LinkedIn, often asks prospective employees. And how would you answer that question? Take a minute and think about it. In other words, what matters to you as you are building your career? In answering that question, you would probably include the accomplishments that you have achieved along the way.  You may include skills you’ve developed and lessons you hav...
Tags: Sales, Linkedin, Passion, Jeff Weiner, Lincoln, Talent, Abraham Lincoln, Starting A Business, Your Career, Clare Booth Luce, Turning Your Passion Into Business


Calm, the 7-year-old meditation app, says it's now valued at $1 billion

Calm, the popular relaxation app, backed by Aston Kutcher's Sound Ventures and Insight Venture Partners, raised $88 million in Series B funding — boosting its valuation to $1 billion, making it tech's first unicorn focused on meditation.  The funding round is led by TPG Growth with participation from Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and existing investors.  Calm said it has 40 million downloads worldwide, with one new user joining every second. The app also has over one million paid subscribers. ...
Tags: Apple, Matthew Mcconaughey, Cdc, US, Trends, Linkedin, Jeff Weiner, Caa, Jared Leto, App Annie, Insight Venture Partners, Calm, Bob Ross, TPG, Creative Artists Agency CAA, Aston Kutcher


Violin app Trala scores $1.29 mln seed

Chicago-based Trala, an app that teaches violin, has raised $1.29 million in seed funding. The investors included Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn, Origin Ventures and Techstars Ventures. Source: Press Release
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Trala Scores $1.3M For Violin Learning App, Another Win For Techstars' Startup Incubator

Trala has raised an oversubscribed $1.29 million seed investment round for its violin learning app. Trala is part of the Techstar Chicago startup incubator. Investors in the round include Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn; lead investor Origin Ventures and Techstars Ventures, as well as three  execs at language learning app, CEO Luis Von Ahn, VP of Business Bob Meese and CTO Severin Hacker. Trala is part of Techstars Chicago, a satellite of the successful Techstars global startup ecosyst...
Tags: Music, Diy, Startup, Linkedin, App, Musicians, Jeff Weiner, TechStars, Techstars Ventures, Music Business, Music Tech, Apps & Mobile, Musician, Bruce Houghton, Luis Von Ahn, Violin


LinkedIn CEO reveals the biggest email mistake

LinkedIn chief executive Jeff Weiner has revealed the most common email mistake people make — and how to escape the crush of the inbox.Speaking to CNBC recently, Mr Weiner said it was "easy to overlook the importance of clarity... [Author: [email protected]]
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LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner’s Email Management Tips

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Allen Gannett Shares His Secrets to Racking Up Millions of LinkedIn Video Views #CMWorld

This statistic, via HubSpot , conveys all you need to know about the opportunity that LinkedIn video presents: Only 38% of marketers are sharing video content on the platform, even though three-quarters rate it as a successful tactic. TrackMaven CEO Allen Gannett is a prime example of what success looks like with this relatively nascent feature. The name of his session at Content Marketing World, “How To: 0 To 1 Million LinkedIn Video Views in 6 Months,” understates achievement, as...
Tags: Seo, Linkedin, Content Marketing, Jeff Weiner, HubSpot, Content Marketing World, Garner, Allen, Content marketing LinkedIn, LinkedIn Video, Allen Gannett, Allen Stay


Cricket Health nabs $24 mln Series A

San Francisco-based Cricket Health, a provider of integrated kidney care, has secured $24 million in Series A funding. Oak HC/FT led the round with participation from other investors that included Cigna Corporation, LifeForce Capital, iSeed Ventures, Liquid 2 Ventures, First Round Capital, Box Group, Nexus Ventures, Seven Peaks Ventures, Aberdare Management and LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner. Source: Press Release
Tags: San Francisco, Trends, Healthcare, Jeff Weiner, VC Deals


The Key Trait That Will Make You An Exceptional Leader

Shutterstock Every CEO wants to know how he or she can be a stronger, more efficient leader. That’s why, as a leadership and culture coach, I am often asked: how can we be better? The science is in ! Strong leaders are the most compassionate. But what exactly does it mean to be a compassionate CEO? It means noticing the feelings of others and acting on those observations. It means listening with the intent to understand, not just reply. Data suggests this will make for stronger leadership, ha...
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Glassdoor: LinkedIn’s Jeff Weiner Blows Past Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner skyrocketed up the list of Glassdoor's sixth annual Employees' Choice Awards Top CEOs in 2018 list, while his counterpart at Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, continued his slow decline. Weiner shot up from No. 35 on the 2017 list and a 94 percent approval rating to No. 8 and 97 percent this year....
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Advertising, Linkedin, Jeff Weiner, Glassdoor, Weiner, Social Pro Daily, LinkedIn 's Jeff Weiner Blows Past Facebook


After resorting to Tinder to make friends, this freelance journalist created her own meetup app for women and it's blowing up

An Irish freelance journalist created GirlCrew after resorting to using Tinder one night to make female friends. The app has over 100,000 and has raised $1 million from prominent figures in tech, including LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner. On a Friday night in 2014, Elva Carri found herself alone and frustrated she didn't have anyone to go out dancing with.  In a last-ditch effort to find a friend in Dublin, Ireland, where she was living and working as a freelance journalist at the time, Carri did s...
Tags: Google, Facebook, San Francisco, Trends, Linkedin, Ireland, Reddit, Jeff Weiner, Fitbit, Dublin, Seattle, Irish Times, Weiner, DUBLIN Ireland, Joe Gallagher, PCH International


The CEO of LinkedIn warned that 20-somethings will face 2 defining issues, and it's up to them to reverse the tide

Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn, gave the commencement address at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania on May 13. He concluded his speech on the importance of compassion by warning graduates about the growing divide between rich and poor. Weiner also spoke out against tribalism, in which we cling to people who look and sound the same as us.   The CEO of LinkedIn told the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School this weekend that "seemingly anything is possible." From eliminat...
Tags: Apple, Cook, America, Trends, Linkedin, Tim Cook, Reid Hoffman, Jeff Weiner, University of Pennsylvania, Mars, UC Berkeley, Duke, Wharton School, Weiner, Pedro Nicolaci, Weiner Cook


New girls’ social network Maverick fetches $2.7 mln seed

Los Angeles-based Maverick, a new social network for girls, has secured $2.7 million in seed funding. Matt Robinson of Heroic Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Susan Lyne and Nisha Dua of BBG Ventures and LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner. Source: Press Release
Tags: Los Angeles, Trends, Jeff Weiner, Bbg Ventures, Maverick, Matt Robinson, VC Deals, Susan Lyne, Nisha Dua, Heroic Ventures


Maverick, a social network for young women, launches with $2.7M in funding

While Bumble BFF and Hey! Vina help adult women find new friends, there isn’t a social network dedicated to young women. But Brooke Chaffin and Catherine Connors are looking to change that with the introduction of Maverick, a social network that connects young girls with female mentors to express their creativity in a safe space. Here’s how it works: When a new user signs up, they can browse through various challenges set forth by Catalysts, inspiring role models selected specifically by the fou...
Tags: Social, Startups, Apps, Los Angeles, Linkedin, Tech, Brooklyn, Jeff Weiner, Walt Disney Company, Bbg Ventures, Mavericks, Maverick, VINA, Connors, Chaffin, Matt Robinson


Watch Out! These 9 Tips May Boost Your Creativity as an Entrepreneur

Creativity is like a muscle. It must be stretched, challenged, and occasionally pushed past its comfort zone. Now it’s time to stretch your creative muscles again. Ways to Boost Creativity Here are nine ways you can dramatically improve your creativity. 1. Learn Through Collaboration Curiosity will lead you to creativity. Andrew Ng, formerly of Google and now of Baidu, is one who doesn’t believe innovation is due to unpredictable flashes of genius. Rather, he said you can become more creati...
Tags: Google, Steve Jobs, Stanford, Sales, Management, Jeff Weiner, Albert Einstein, Baidu, Jack Dorsey, Einstein, Publisher Channel Content, Andrew Ng, Hikmet Ersek, Alan Cohen


This college student’s viral LinkedIn post got her a Microsoft internship — and congratulations from the CEO of Microsoft (MSFT)

A Miami University student penned a viral Linkedin status update saying that she was looking for an internship last November. Three months later, Akosua Boadi-Agyemang announced she'll be interning at Microsoft. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella personally congratulated her via LinkedIn comment. You can never be too "bold" on LinkedIn — at least, that's what one college student has learned. Last November, Miami University student Akosua Boadi-Agyemang wrote a public LinkedIn status  declaring she ...
Tags: Microsoft, Satya Nadella, Trends, Linkedin, Jeff Weiner, Botswana, Miami University, Nadella, Microsoft Microsoft, Akosua Boadi Agyemang, Boadi Agyemang