Jeff Weiner

Jeff Weiner CNBC Next 25
Benjamin Wachenje

Title: CEO of LinkedIn

Born: February 21, 1970, New York City

Education: BS in economics, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania

Early Marker: Weiner managed Yahoo!'s consumer Web products, including the Front Page, Mail and Search.

Big Idea: Looking to expand the global platform of the business-focused social network (and job-recruiters playground) that currently operates in more than 20 languages and is developing revenue streams from them, including from increased content publishing.

Wave of the Future: Social media

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