CEO of LinkedIn at Microsoft
Ryan Roslansky is the CEO of LinkedIn, the world’s largest and most powerful network of professionals. Roslansky joined the company in May 2009 and has since held leadership roles in every part of LinkedIn’s business. He led the evolution of LinkedIn’s products into a single, holistic, global ecosystem of more than 690 million members, 50 million companies, 90,000 schools and 36,000 skills. Under his leadership, LinkedIn has also seen record levels of engagement on the platform and accelerated growth across the company. Most recently, Roslansky held the role of global head of product where he oversaw all teams responsible for building and creating the next generation of LinkedIn products and experiences. He set the company’s product strategy and oversaw product development, user experience, business development and customer operations. Prior to his head of product role, Roslansky held leadership positions across the R&D organization, helping to launch groundbreaking new experiences for consumers and customers, including the simplification of the new LinkedIn desktop design and flagship mobile app, the launch of LinkedIn Learning, as well as the debut of the Influencer program and content platform. He has also played pivotal roles across the company’s key acquisitions, including Lynda.com, SlideShare and Pulse. Roslansky also serves on the board of directors for GoDaddy Inc. Before LinkedIn, Roslansky was senior vice president of products and content at Glam Media, and held various product and general management positions at Yahoo!, including spearheading the acquisition of Overture in 2003.