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Reid Garrett Hoffman CBE (born August 5, 1967) is an American internet entrepreneur, venture capitalist and author.
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LinkedIn

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Hoffman was the co-founder and executive chairman of LinkedIn, a business-oriented social network used primarily for professional networking.
Founder Reid Hoffman, previously CEO of LinkedIn, is Chairman of the Board.

Masters of Scale

On 25 April 2017, Reid Hoffman announced the launch of a new podcast called "Masters of Scale."
Masters of Scale is an original podcast hosted by Reid Hoffman, cofounder of LinkedIn, partner at Greylock Partners and Silicon Valley investor.

List of Internet entrepreneurs

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Reid Garrett Hoffman CBE (born August 5, 1967) is an American internet entrepreneur, venture capitalist and author.

Chaosium

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His first paid job (at age 12) was as an editor at the game company Chaosium, then based in Oakland near his home.
LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman's first paid job was as an editor at Chaosium, when he was 12 years old.

Marshall Scholarship

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He graduated from Stanford University in 1990, where he won both a Marshall Scholarship and a Dinkelspiel Award, with a B.S. in Symbolic Systems and Cognitive Science. He went on to earn an M.St. in Philosophy from Wolfson College, Oxford University in 1993 as a Marshall Scholar.
The organization has been led by several notable board and advisory members, including Kathleen Sullivan, Andrew Klaber, Tianhui Michael Li, Reid Hoffman, Nannerl Keohane, Peter Orszag, and Harold Koh, Roger Tsien, Daniel Yergin.

The Putney School

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Hoffman attended high school at The Putney School, where he farmed maple syrup, drove oxen and studied epistemology.
Reid Hoffman '85, web entrepreneur, co-founder of LinkedIn

Kiva (organization)

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Hoffman currently serves on the boards of Kiva.org (peer-peer microlending pioneer that allows people to lend money via the internet to low-income/underserved entrepreneurs and students), Endeavor Global (an organization that finds and supports high-impact entrepreneurs in emerging markets), Opportunity@Work (a nonprofit social enterprise dedicated to re-wiring the U.S. labor market through innovative technology and education financing), and Do Something (an organization motivating young people to take action around social changes).
In 2006, notable entrepreneurs and businessmen joined Kiva's staff, including Premal Shah from PayPal and Reid Hoffman CEO and founder of Linkedin.

Peter Thiel

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Peter Thiel has said SocialNet.com was "literally an idea before its time. It was a social network 7 or 8 years before that became a trend."
Parker approached Reid Hoffman, the CEO of work-based social network LinkedIn.

Trumped Up Cards

In 2016, Hoffman created Trumped Up Cards, a card game modeled after Cards Against Humanity intended to poke fun at US presidential candidate Donald Trump.
Trumped Up Cards is a party game developed by Reid Hoffman to poke fun at presidential candidate Donald Trump.

OpenAI

Hoffman is one of the financial backers of OpenAI, a non-profit company aimed at the safe development of artificial general intelligence.
Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn co-founder

Theophilus Adam Wylie

His paternal great-great-great-grandfather was Theophilus Adam Wylie, a Christian Presbyterian minister and Indiana University president pro tempore.
Wylie's great-great-great-grandson is LinkedIn executive chairman Reid Hoffman.

Wolfson College, Oxford

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He went on to earn an M.St. in Philosophy from Wolfson College, Oxford University in 1993 as a Marshall Scholar.
Entrepreneurs include Reid Hoffman, the co-founder of LinkedIn.

Brian Chesky

Episodes so far feature guests such as Mark Zuckerberg, Brian Chesky, John Elkann, Sheryl Sandberg, Stewart Butterfield, Diane Greene, and Nancy Lublin.
In April 2017, he featured as first protagonists of the podcast series by Reid Hoffman (Linkedin co-founder) Masters of Scale, among other business members of success such as Mark Zuckerberg, John Elkann and Diane Green.

FWD.us

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In April 2013, a pro-immigration lobbying group called FWD.us was launched, with Reid Hoffman listed as one of the founders.
The hackathon would be hosted by Reid Hoffman at LinkedIn's office and Mark Zuckerberg would be one of the mentors.

Jeff Weiner

Jeff Weiner, LinkedIn's CEO, has said that "Reid's true north is making a positive and lasting impact on the world, in a very profound way."
In 2011 Weiner and Reid Hoffman were the U.S.

John Elkann

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Episodes so far feature guests such as Mark Zuckerberg, Brian Chesky, John Elkann, Sheryl Sandberg, Stewart Butterfield, Diane Greene, and Nancy Lublin.
In February 2018, he featured as one of the protagonists on the podcast series by Reid Hoffman (Linkedin co-founder) Masters of Scale.

Nancy Lublin

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Episodes so far feature guests such as Mark Zuckerberg, Brian Chesky, John Elkann, Sheryl Sandberg, Stewart Butterfield, Diane Greene, and Nancy Lublin.
In 2017 she featured as protagonists of the podcast series by Reid Hoffman (Linkedin co-founder) Masters of Scale, among other businessman of success such as Mark Zuckerberg, John Elkann & Brian Chesky.

Stewart Butterfield

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Episodes so far feature guests such as Mark Zuckerberg, Brian Chesky, John Elkann, Sheryl Sandberg, Stewart Butterfield, Diane Greene, and Nancy Lublin.
In may 2017 he featured as protagonists of the podcast series by Reid Hoffman (Linkedin co-founder) Masters of Scale, among other businessman of success such as Mark Zuckerberg, John Elkann & Brian Chesky.

Ben Casnocha

Hoffman is co-author, with Ben Casnocha, of the career book The Start-Up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform your Career.
It is co-authored with Reid Hoffman, co-founder and Executive Chairman of professional social networking website LinkedIn and was released in the United States on February 14, 2012.

Diane Greene

Episodes so far feature guests such as Mark Zuckerberg, Brian Chesky, John Elkann, Sheryl Sandberg, Stewart Butterfield, Diane Greene, and Nancy Lublin.
In 2017, she featured as a protagonist of (Linkedin co-founder) Reid Hoffman's "Masters of Scale" podcast series, among other successful businesspeople such as Mark Zuckerberg, John Elkann, and Brian Chesky.

Upserve

Past investments include 3DSolve, Coupons.com, Digg, Edmodo, Flickr, IronPort, Knewton, Kongregate, Last.fm, Nanosolar, One KingsLane, Permuto, Ping.fm, Shopkick, SixApart, thesixtyone, Swipely, Tagged, Technetto, TrialPay, Vendio, VigLink, Viki, Wikia, and Wrapp.

Mayday PAC

In 2014, Hoffman donated $150,000 to the Mayday PAC.
* Match donors for $1 million: Reid Hoffman, Peter Thiel, Chris Anderson, Brad Burnham, David Milner, Fred Wilson, Joanne Wilson, Vin Ryan.

Endeavor (non-profit)

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Hoffman currently serves on the boards of Kiva.org (peer-peer microlending pioneer that allows people to lend money via the internet to low-income/underserved entrepreneurs and students), Endeavor Global (an organization that finds and supports high-impact entrepreneurs in emerging markets), Opportunity@Work (a nonprofit social enterprise dedicated to re-wiring the U.S. labor market through innovative technology and education financing), and Do Something (an organization motivating young people to take action around social changes).
The 2017 Summit took place in Half Moon Bay, California, and featured talks with Patagonia Founder Yvon Chouinard, Y Combinator's Sam Altman, Singularity U's Pascal Finette, noted political scientist and political economist Francis Fukuyama, and LinkedIn Co-founder Reid Hoffman.

LiquidSpace

LiquidSpace has raised over $26 million, with investors and partners including Reid Hoffman of Greylock Partners, Mike Maples Jr. of Floodgate Fund, ROTH Capital Partners, Shasta Ventures, CBRE, Steelcase, and GPT Group.