Jeff Weiner is the CEO of LinkedIn, the world’s largest and most powerful network of professionals. Jeff joined the company in December 2008, and under his leadership, LinkedIn has expanded its global platform to 24 languages and more than 30 offices around the world, grown its membership base from 33 million to more than 530 million members, and increased its revenue from $78 million to more than $4 billion in 2017. Before LinkedIn, Jeff was an executive in residence at Accel Partners and Greylock Partners, where he advised the firms’ consumer technology portfolio companies and evaluated new investment opportunities. Previously, Jeff served as executive vice president of Yahoo!'s Network Division, a business that generated $3 billion in annual revenue with more than 3,000 employees, and was responsible for many of the company’s consumer-facing and industry-leading products. Prior to joining Yahoo! in 2001, Jeff spent more than six years at Warner Bros., where he helped oversee the company’s online efforts and developed the initial business plan for Warner Bros. Online in 1994. Jeff also serves on the board of directors for Intuit Inc., DonorsChoose.org, and Everfi, in addition to sitting on the Board of Trustees for the Paley Center for Media. He holds a BS in Economics from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Shannon Brayton has more than 15 years of experience in the corporate communications field and has worked at some of the world’s most innovative and disruptive companies since 1994. She joined LinkedIn in September 2010 as Vice President of Corporate Communications and is responsible for driving the company’s worldwide communications activities, including media relations, financial communications and consumer PR. Prior to joining LinkedIn, she was the Senior Director of Corporate Communications at OpenTable from 2008 to 2010. Before OpenTable, Shannon spent seven years at eBay, where she was most recently Vice President of Corporate Communications. During her tenure at eBay, she lived and worked in Zurich, Switzerland as eBay’s Director of European Communications. Shannon also worked at Yahoo! from 1998 to 2001 and at Intuit from 1994 to 1998. She studied Psychology at Notre Dame de Namur University.
Michael Callahan is responsible for worldwide legal affairs at LinkedIn, including corporate, commercial, IP, litigation, compliance and privacy matters. Before joining LinkedIn, Michael served as the Chief Legal Officer at Auction.com, the nation's leading online real estate marketplace, where he oversaw the company's legal, regulatory, intellectual property, government relations, compliance, ethics, and corporate governance matters. Previously, he was Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary at Yahoo!. Callahan holds a B.S. from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service and received his J.D. from the University of Connecticut.
Mike Gamson joined the company in August 2007. He currently leads LinkedIn's Global Solutions Organization across the company's 30 offices worldwide. The GSO includes various functions ranging from field sales and professional services representatives, to research analysts, account managers and operational experts. There are three primary business groups within the GSO focused on servicing corporate customers – Talent Solutions, Marketing Solutions, and Sales Solutions. Previously, Mike was Director of Product Marketing at Advent Software, a provider of enterprise software for investment managers, where he led the Trading and Order Management business. Mike began his career as an entrepreneur in Costa Rica, founding a restaurant and boutique hotel in 1996. He sold the business to American investors and joined Bank of America as a financial analyst in Chicago the following year. Mike holds a BA from Amherst College.
Christina Hall is LinkedIn’s Vice President of Global Talent, where she leads the teams responsible for hiring, developing, and rewarding top talent, including all benefits and employee experience programs. She joined the company in 2013 to lead global compensation and HR M&A. Prior to joining LinkedIn, Christina led the compensation team at Facebook during the company’s 2012 IPO. Before Facebook Christina spent 6 years at Intuit, where she held several senior positions in legal and HR, culminating in leading the total rewards organization. She is also an attorney who began her career practicing law in the areas of executive compensation and employee benefits, most recently at Latham & Watkins. Christina earned her BA in History and Political Science from Stanford University, and received her JD from the University of California, Hastings College of Law.
Ryan Roslansky is the global head of product at LinkedIn, overseeing all teams responsible for building and creating the next generation of LinkedIn products and experiences. In this role, he is responsible for setting the company’s product strategy and overseeing product development, user experience, business development, and customer operations. Since joining LinkedIn in May 2009, Ryan has held leadership roles across the R&D organization, helping to launch groundbreaking new experiences for consumers and customers, including the recent simplification of LinkedIn’s new desktop design and flagship mobile app, the launch of LinkedIn Learning, as well as the debut of our Influencer program and content platform. He has also played pivotal roles across the company’s key acquisitions, including Lynda.com, SlideShare and Pulse. Prior to LinkedIn, Ryan was the SVP of Product at Glam Media, and held various product and general management positions at Yahoo!, including spearheading the acquisition of Overture in 2003.
Mohak Shroff is head of engineering at LinkedIn. He leads the engineering teams responsible for building, scaling and protecting LinkedIn. In his nine years at LinkedIn, he has played several key roles from head of product engineering to working with the infrastructure and monetization teams to leading Project Inversion. Prior to joining LinkedIn in 2008, Mohak served as key technical leader on the Ariba Supplier Network (Ariba SN) engineering team where he led various application and infrastructure development efforts across the company’s vertical technology stack. Mohak holds a B.S. in Computer Science from The University of Texas at Austin.
Steve Sordello oversees financial operations at LinkedIn. Previously, he served as Chief Financial Officer of two Nasdaq publicly-traded companies. In July 2007, Steve joined LinkedIn from TiVo, where he was part of the management team that delivered TiVo’s first-ever quarter of profitability. Prior to that, he was CFO for Ask Jeeves and helped lead the company through a transition from unprofitable back to a profitable, high-margin company. During his tenure there, revenues and earnings grew significantly, and the company’s market value increased from less than $40 million to more than $2 billion when it was acquired by IAC/Interactive Corporation in 2005. Steve has also held senior finance roles at Adobe Systems and Syntex Corporation (acquired by Roche). He holds an MBA and BA from Santa Clara University.