August 11, 2021

Reid Hoffman

Co-Founder/ LinkedIn    Partner/ Greylock

Reid Hoffman participated in a live virtual program on August 11, 2021. The conversation, which was moderated by CNBC’s TechCheck Co-Anchor Jon Fortt, was wide-ranging and explored the technology innovations that excite Hoffman, advice for both budding and established entrepreneurs, and the increased role corporate leaders have in molding civic dialogue.

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SPEAKER

REID HOFFMAN

Co-founder/ LinkedIn    Partner/ Greylock

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. He currently serves on the boards of Apollo, Aurora, Coda,
Convoy, Entrepreneur First, Microsoft, Nauto, Neeva, 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, New America, Berggruen Institute,
Opportunity@Work, the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered AI, and the
MacArthur Foundation’s Lever for Change. 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 three best-selling books: The
Start-Up of You, The Alliance, and Blitzscaling. He is an Aspen Institute Crown
Fellow, a Marshall Scholar at Oxford, and a graduate of Stanford University.


MODERATOR

JON FORTT

C0-Anchor/ CNBC’s TechCheck

Jon Fortt is co-anchor of CNBC’s bi-coastal tech-focused program “TechCheck”. Previously, he co-anchored CNBC’s “Squawk Alley” and prior served as an on-air editor based at CNBC’s global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. Fortt joined CNBC as technology correspondent in July 2010, working from CNBC’s Silicon Valley bureau where he covered the companies, start-ups and trends that are driving innovation in the industry.

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