- LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner is stepping down after 11 years at the helm. He will be replaced by Ryan Roslansky, senior vice president of product.
- Weiner says that Roslansky was his first hire, and was essential to LinkedIn's success.
- Roslansky has been at LinkedIn since 2009, and oversaw the addition of influencers and other features on the site.
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LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner announced on Wednesday that he is stepping down, and will be replaced by senior vice president of product Ryan Roslansky. Roslansky will take over the role in June, when Weiner will become executive chairman.
Weiner has been discussing this shift since last summer, according to a blog he posted announcing the decision. Weiner and Roslansky have known each other since they met at Yahoo in 2001, and Roslansky has been at LinkedIn for 11 years.
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