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Reid Hoffman

Knowledge Identifier: +Reid_Hoffman

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Reid Hoffman

American entrepreneur, venture capitalist and author add

Category: Business

Born in 1967.

Countries: United States (39%), Switzerland (17%), (17%)

Main connections: LinkedIn, John Elkann, Mark Zuckerberg

Linked to: PayPal, Stanford University, LinkedIn, Mozilla Corporation

 

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Reid Hoffman was born in 1967 add something


1990

He graduated from Stanford, California University in 1990 with a B.S. in Symbolic Systems and Cognitive Science add something


1993

He went on to earn an M.A. in philosophy from Oxford University in 1993 add something


1994

Hoffman joined Apple Computer in 1994, where he worked on eWorld, an early attempt at creating a social network. eWorld was acquired by AOL in 1996 add something


1997

Hoffman later worked at Fujitsu before co-founding his first company, SocialNet.com in 1997 add something


2002

Hoffman co-founded LinkedIn in December 2002 with two former colleagues from SocialNet , a former college classmate and a former colleague from his time at Fujitsu add something


2003

It launched on May 5, 2003 as as one of the first business-oriented online social networks add something


2007

In May 2007, LinkedIn celebrated its first year of profitability add something


2009

Hoffman became Executive Chairman in June 2009 add something


2011

Hoffman is a frequent attendee of the World Economic Forum at Davos, Switzerland and attended the Bilderberg Meetings in 2011 and 2012 add something

 

Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn shared the Ernst and Young U.S. Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2011 add something


2012

Hoffman was awarded the 2012 David Packard Medal of Achievement Award by TechAmerica for his contributions and advances within the high-tech industry, his community, and humankind add something

 

Hoffman, along with Salman Khan of Khan Academy, was honored by the World Affairs Council and Global Philanthropy Forum in 2012 add something

 

The awards in 2012 were dedicated to celebrating Technology for Social Impact add something

 

The book was released in the United States on February 14, 2012 add something

 

In May 2012, Hoffman was ranked third on the Forbes Midas List of the top tech investors add something

 

As of September 2012 it had sold more than 100,000 copies add something

 

As of November 2012, LinkedIn has more than 187 million registered users in more than 200 countries and territories add something


2013

In April 2013, a lobbying group called FWD.us was launched, with Reid Hoffman listed as one of the founders add something


2014

Arianna Huffington named "The Alliance" the must-read book of the summer in 2014 add something

 

The book was released in the United States on July 8, 2014 add something

 

As of November 2014, LinkedIn has over 332 million members in more than 200 countries and territories add something


2015

Hoffman is listed as a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, to which he was elected in 2015 add something


2016

In 2016, Hoffman created Trumped Up Cards, a card game modeled after Cards Against Humanity intended to poke fun at US presidential candidate Donald Trump add something


2017

On 25 April 2017 Reid Hoffman announced the launch of a new podcast "Masters of scale" to promote a new form of leadership based on gender equality in the workplace add something

 

The official podcast launched on 5 May 2017 on the Entrepreneur Magazine website but is now hosted at mastersofscale.com add something

 

Stewart Butterfield - In may 2017 he featured as protagonists of the podcast series by Reid Hoffman Masters of Scale, among other businessman of success such as Mark Zuckerberg, John Elkann & Brian Chesky

 

Stewart Butterfield - In May 2017, he featured in "Masters of Scale", a podcast series by Reid Hoffman, co-founder of Linkedin, along with other successful businessmen such as Mark Zuckerberg, John Elkann & Brian Chesky


2018

The book was released in the United States on October 9, 2018 add something

 

Reed Hastings - In 2018 he featured as protagonists of the podcast series by Reid Hoffman Masters of Scale, among other businessman of success such as Mark Zuckerberg, John Elkann & Howard Schultz

 

John Elkann - In February 2018 he featured as one of the protagonists on the podcast series by Reid Hoffman Masters of Scale