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Reid Hoffman

Reid Hoffman is an intrinsic part of growing technology in the core networking business and consumer technologies. He is among the most influential people as an executive and investor in building products that can reach hundreds of millions of participants and companies with professional network effects.

Recently, Ried has been famous for his ability to explain complex topics easily. He is also into book writing as co-author and podcast host on summing up a pack of multi-skilled person exciting journey glimpse is further to see.

Early life Reid Hoffman

Reid Hoffman was born on August 5, 1976, in Palo Alto, California. He brought in a family of diverse business experienced persons. As a child, he was interested in gaming and was named a tabletop role-playing gamer. Gamer strategies are beyond expectations that can implement anywhere if you just plan and proceed. So he designed those patterns and techniques, making him a great businessman and inspiration for youths nowadays.

Hoffman completed School education at the Putney School in Vermont. And continued his education in college, earning a Bachelor of Science from Stanford University in Computer Science. Then made a Master’s Degree in Philosophy from Wolfson College in Oxford.


Reid Hoffman always thought his educational background would help positively to do something for the world and realized starting a career as an Entrepreneur and setting up a won business would be a good career start. 

So he joined Apple Computer in 1994, where he made his first attempts to make a social network. Further, in 1996, I worked on eWorld, acquired by AOL 1996. Then Fujitsu later co-founded, an internet dating website. During times, I was also a member of the board of directors at PayPal.

Finally, in December 2002, two former colleagues from SocialNet co-founded LinkedIn, the first business-oriented online social network. Over the years, the application’s popularity developed to a great extent. By 2014, it had over 332 million members in more than 200 countries.

LinkedIn Founder – Reid Hoffman

With the long investment path, he has been renowned as an Angel investor over the past decade. By joining Greylock’s partnership, he mainly invested in the major fields like consumer and services and enterprise software. And also consumer Internet, enterprise 2.0, mobile, social gaming, online marketplaces, payments, and social networks.

Reid also worked as the co-author of two New York Times best-selling books: The Start-up of You and The Alliance. His next book focused on “blitzscaling,” based on his Stanford course of the same name. Reid has hosted the podcast Masters of Scale for the past decade.

Awards and achievement

2010The EY U.S. Entrepreneur of the Year Award
2012Honorary Doctor of Laws from Babson
2012David Packard Medal of Achievement Award
2014The American Academy of Achievement – annual Golden Plate award
2014 Distinguished Citizen Award from the Commonwealth Club

More about Reid

Hoffman being a multi-billionaire, helped Many through philanthropic giving. And he has invested in a variety of programs that also encompass his tech interests, including Kiva (peer-to-peer lending) and the Crisis Text Line for suicide prevention. His wife, Michelle, is also heavily involved in guiding his philanthropic investments.

Reid, with the Forbes 2021 list of the world’s billionaires in the entrepreneur industry, is also a writer, mentor, and motivational speaker. His focused talent strategy is a crucial differentiator for your company. With great strategy and experience, one can achieve anything proven and shown to the people as an example standing among the top 3 tech investors.

Reid Hoffman Wife?

Reid married in 2004 to Michelle Yee.

Reid Hoffman net worth?

According to 2022 200 crores USD

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