Reid Hoffman

Partner at Greylock Partners

Reid Hoffman

Reid Hoffman

Partner at Greylock Partners

Overview
Career Highlights

VigLink, Inc.
FWD.us
LinkedIn Corp.

RelSci Relationships

7448

Number of Boards

37

Birthday

1967 - Stanford, CA, United States

Age

52

Number of Awards

31

Estimated Net Worth

$3.1B

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Relationships
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Founder at The Thiel Foundation

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Co-Founder at First Round Capital

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Member, Disability Rights Division Advisory Committee at Human Rights Watch, Inc.

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General Partner at Benchmark Capital Management Co. LLC

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Co-Founder at Microsoft Corporation

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Partner at Greylock Partners

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Co-Founder at Kiva

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Former President at Greylock Partners

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Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Workday, Inc.

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Investor at Dropbox, Inc.

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Member, Disability Rights Division Advisory Committee at Human Rights Watch, Inc.

Human Rights Watch is one of the world's leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. By focusing international attention where human rights are violated, they give voice to the oppressed and hold oppressors accountable for their crimes.Their rigorous, objective investigations and strategic, targeted advocacy build intense pressure for action and raise the cost of human rights abuse. For 30 years, Human Rights Watch has worked tenaciously to lay the legal and moral groundwork for deep-rooted change and has fought to bring greater justice and security to people around the world.

Education
M.S. in Philosophy

Oxford is a collegiate university, consisting of the central University and colleges. The central University is composed of academic departments and research centres, administrative departments, libraries and museums. The 38 colleges are self-governing and financially independent institutions, which are related to the central University in a federal system. There are also six permanent private halls, which were founded by different Christian denominations and which still retain their Christian character.

B.S. in Symbolic Systems in Cognitive Science

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

Memberships
Member
Current

The Giving Pledge is a campaign to encourage the wealthiest people in the world to make a commitment to give most of their wealth to philanthropic causes. The campaign specifically focuses on billionaires and was made public in 2010 by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates. The Huffington Post reported in April 2012 that "81 billionaires committed to giving at least half of their fortunes to charity". As of July 2013, 113 billionaire individuals and couples and one family group have signed the pledge.

Career History
Co-Founder
2013 - Current

FWD.us is an organization started by key leaders in the tech community to promote policies to keep the United States and its citizens competitive in a global economy—including comprehensive immigration reform and education reform.

Partner
2009 - Current

Greylock Management Corp. focuses on seed, early and later stage venture capital investments in companies operating in the following areas: (1) consumer technology and Internet (2) enterprise information technology. The firm also considers outstanding opportunities in other areas. Greylock seeks to partner with management in building companies that have the potential to become industry leaders. They prefer to build around an outstanding entrepreneurial leader or team with market vision and a powerful technology and market vision. Greylock focuses on investments in capital-efficient businesses in which high barriers to competitive entry can be developed. The firm prefers to invest in opportunities in which they serve as a company's first outside capital investor.Greylock consists of 4 main entities: the Greylock XIV, the Greylock XIII, the Greylock Growth Fund and the Greylock Discovery Fund. The Greylock XIII is the firm's core fund, focusing on conventional early-stage investments in the $1 million to $20 million range. The Greylock Growth Fund is a fund within Greylock's core fund which focuses on later-stage investments. The Discovery Fund focuses on small, angel investments.

Co-Founder
2002 - Current

LinkedIn takes your professional network online, giving you access to people, jobs and opportunities like never before. Built upon trusted connections and relationships, LinkedIn has established the world’s largest and most powerful professional network. Currently, more than 200 million professionals are on LinkedIn, including executives from all five hundred of the Fortune 500 companies, as well as a wide range of household names in technology, financial services, media, consumer packaged goods, entertainment, and numerous other industries. The company is publicly held and has a diversified business model with revenues coming from user subscriptions, advertising sales and hiring solutions.

Boards & Committees
Member, Executive Committee
Prior - 2010

Since 2001, Six Apart has enabled millions of individuals, media companies and enterprises to create blogs and form rich, interactive communities. They now power conversations among passionate people and leading organizations around the globe, and provide services and media solutions to help bloggers to be more successful. That might sound like a lot, but they are just getting started.

Director
2009 - Prior

Gowalla, Inc. operates as an online social networking site. The company was founded by Scott Raymond and Josh Williams in 2007 and is headquartered in Austin, TX.

Member, Board of Directors
2000 - 2012

One Kings Lane, Inc. operates as an online retail store of home décor and furniture products. It products include rugs, lighting, art and mirrors, accents, outdoors, and vintage. The company was founded by Alison Pincus and Susan Feldman in 2009 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$50K - $100K
2014

Exploratorium engages as a museum of science, art and human perception activities . It creates tools and experiences that help people to become an active explorer. The firm includes film creenings workshops for life long learners as well as culture of learning through innovative environments, programs and tools that help people nurture their curiosity about the world around them. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

$100K - $250K
2014

Established in 1997, Endeavor is the global nonprofit that pioneered the concept of high-impact entrepreneurship in emerging markets. Headquartered in New York City, with 11 independently-run country affiliates in Latin America the Middle East and South Africa, the organization transforms economies by identifying and supporting high-potential entrepreneurs. Practicing a tested 'mentor capitalist' model, Endeavor affiliates help entrepreneurs overcome barriers to growth by providing the key ingredients to success: mentorship; networks; strategic advice; talent; skills; access to smart capital; and inspiration. Guided by Endeavor, these entrepreneurs generate sustainable economic growth and jobs, become role models, and help nurture a culture of entrepreneurship which spurs investment and encourages people to innovate and think big.

$100K +
2013

Exploratorium engages as a museum of science, art and human perception activities . It creates tools and experiences that help people to become an active explorer. The firm includes film creenings workshops for life long learners as well as culture of learning through innovative environments, programs and tools that help people nurture their curiosity about the world around them. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Political Donations
$27.2K
2014

Former Governor of California

$2,500
2012

Former Governor of Nebraska

$1M
2012

Former President of United States

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Meniga Ltd. purchases Wrapp from Greylock Partners, Creandum Advisor AB, Atomico

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SK Telecom Co., Ltd., SK Planet Co., Ltd. purchase Shopkick, Inc. from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC, Greylock Partners, SV Angel LLC, Citi Ventures, Inc.

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RevUp Software, Inc. is a SAAS based software solutions company focusing on empowering organizations and employee productivity and efficiency by automating the key business processes used in today's diverse IT ecosystems. The company was founded in 2013 by Aaron Redalen and Steve Spinner and is headquartered in Redwood City, CA.

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A Protocol, Inc. develops software platform to connect people globally and bring financial stability. The company was founded by Rene Reinsberg, Sep Kamvar and Marek Olszewski in 2017 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Chairman Mom, Inc. operates online platform which solves the problems faced by working mothers. The company was founded by Sarah Lacy and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Awards & Honors
Rank #630
2017
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #722
2016
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #159
2015
Forbes Magazine - 400 Richest People in America
Events
Speaker
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, United States
D10: All Things Digital Conference

D: All Things Digital celebrated a decade of D at the beautiful Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. The following speakers joined us at D10: Tony Bates | President, Skype Division, Microsoft Michael Bloomberg | Mayor, New York City Dr. Ed Catmull | President, Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios Tim Cook | CEO, Apple Daniel Ek | Co-founder and CEO, Spotify Larry Ellison | Founder and CEO, Oracle Ari Emanuel | Co-CEO, William Morris Endeavor Agency John Hennessy | President, Stanford University Reid Hoffman | Chairman, LinkedIn Salman Khan | Founder & Executive Director, Khan Academy Jon Leibowitz | Chairman, Federal Trade Commission Mary Meeker | Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Nathan Myhrvold | Founder and CEO, Intellectual Ventures Sean Parker | Entrepreneur Sundar Pichai | SVP, Chrome & Apps, Google Mark Pincus | Founder and CEO, Zynga Aaron Sorkin | Screenwriter Jeff Weiner | CEO, LinkedIn Susan Wojcicki | SVP, Advertising, Google

Attendee
2013 Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference

The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is an annual conference hosted and wholly independently funded by private investment firm Allen & Company. The conference has taken place in Sun Valley, Idaho for one week each July since 1983. The conference typically features business leaders, political figures, and major figures in the philanthropic and cultural spheres.

Speaker
San Francisco, CA, United States
2012 TechCrunch Disrupt (San Francisco)

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