Reid Hoffman

Partner at Greylock Partners

Reid Hoffman

Reid Hoffman

Partner at Greylock Partners

Overview
Career Highlights

FWD.us
LinkedIn Corp.
SocialNet.com

RelSci Relationships

7091

Number of Boards

51

Birthday

1968 - Stanford, CA, United States

Age

53

Number of Awards

32

Estimated Net Worth

$3.1B

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Relationships
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Executive Chairman at LinkedIn Corp.

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Founder at Reinvent Capital

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Founder at Palantir Technologies, Inc.

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General Partner at Benchmark Capital Management Co. LLC

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Director, Chief Executive & Financial Officer at Reinvent Technology Partners Y

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Co-Founder at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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

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Founder at Xapo GmbH

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Co-Founder at Endeavor Global, Inc.

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Investor at LendingClub Corp.

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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, officially Leland Stanford Junior University, is a private research university in Stanford, California. Stanford was founded in 1885 by Leland and Jane Stanford in memory of their only child, Leland Stanford Jr., who had died of typhoid fever at age 15 the previous year. Stanford is generally ranked among the best universities in the world by academic publications. It is also one of the top fundraising institutions in the country, becoming the first school to raise more than a billion dollars in a year.

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.

Fellow
Prior

The Henry Crown Fellowship Program, established in 1997, seeks to develop the next generation of community-spirited leaders, providing them with the tools necessary to meet the challenges of business and civic leadership in the 21st century. The program is a unique mix of seminars designed to broaden the perspectives of the participants and hone their skills in values-centered leadership. It honors the memory of Chicago industrialist Henry Crown (1896-1990), whose legendary career was marked by a lifelong commitment to honor, integrity, industry and philanthropy.

Career History
Co-Lead Director
2020 - Current

Reinvent Technology Partners is a blank check company, which was established for the purpose of effecting a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses. It intends to focus its search for a target business operating in the consumer internet, mobile gaming, or broader technology sectors. The company was founded by Reid Hoffman, Mark Jonathan Pincus, and Michael Neal Thompson, Jr. on July 3, 2020 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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 Partners is one of the oldest venture capital firms, founded in 1965, with committed capital of over $3.5 billion under management. The firm focuses on early-stage companies in the consumer, enterprise software and infrastructure as well as semiconductor sectors.

Boards & Committees
Director
2003 - 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.

Member, Board of Directors
2000 - 2012

One Kings Lane, Inc. engages in the operation of an online retail store of home décor and furniture products. It products include rugs, lighting, art and mirrors, pillows and decor, bed and bath, kids and baby, outdoors, and vintage. The company was founded by Alison Gelb Pincus and Susan E. Feldman in 2009 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Director
2010 - ?

Edmodo, Inc. provides online social platform for students, teachers, and educators. It provides a global education network that helps to connect all learners with the people and resources needed to reach their potential. The company was founded by Crystal Hutter, Jeffrey O'Hara and Nicolas Borg in 2008 and is headquartered in San Mateo, CA.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$50K +
2018

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

$50K +
2017

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

$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.

Political Donations
N/A
2014
$2,600
2014
$4,100
2014

Representative from 17th District at California State Assembly

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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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Loansnap Co., Inc. develops and offers a software applications to analyse home loans. It uses artificial intelligence to analyse financial picture and recommends. The company was founded by Allan Carroll and Karl A. Jacob in July 18, 2017 and is headquartered in Costa Mesa, CA.

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Alchemy Insights, Inc. provides investment services. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Mighty Software, Inc. operates an online platform that allows communities to learn and share together in groups. Its product Mightybell is a software platform and partner for companies to create specialized professional networks for their target markets and customers. The company was founded in September 2010 by Gina L. Bianchini and Matteo Melani and is headquartered in Palo Alto, 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 Bay Area, California
2012 TechCrunch Disrupt (San Francisco)

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