SUNNYVALE, California — Jeff Weiner, CEO at Lindein announced that he will be 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 role of CEO, while Tomer Cohen, who had been under Roslansky, is stepping up to lead the product team.
LinkedIn which has over 600 million members was acquired by Microsoft for $26.2 billion in 2016.
Weiner noted that LinkedIn was his “dream job” and that he’s moving on to the next “dream job” as executive chairman in a blog post.
During his tenure at LinkedIn,Weiner helped the tech firm double down on diversifying its revenues into advertising alongside subscriptions to its premium and recruitment businesses.
Two big career transformations being announced today at LinkedIn. pic.twitter.com/zmXbQ54XcO
— LinkedIn (@LinkedIn) February 5, 2020