With a new owner, will the company become more than just a job network?
After LinkedIn sold itself to Microsoft earlier this year for $26 billion, CEO Jeff Weiner was asked if he’d stay at the company post-acquisition and for how long.
Unlike other leaders of companies Microsoft had previously bought, almost all of whom have left (see Skype, Yammer, Nokia aQuantive), Weiner definitively said that he’s “staying put.”
So far, so good in the five months after joining forces with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella! So we invited the media-focused CEO will be onstage to talk about that and more at our upcoming Code Enterprise conference on November 14 and 15. Along with the state of LinkedIn post-acquisition, it will also be interesting to hear from him on whether the independence that Weiner so valued is still intact and how Microsoft is (or isn’t) integrating the company’s services.
Code Enterprise conference is all about how work is changing — from what kind of jobs we do, how we get those jobs, where we work and how we get to work — so we’re excited to talk to the head of a world’s biggest job network about his semi-new job.
Weiner will be joining an already hefty lineup of speakers including Taskrabbit CEO Stacy Brown-Philpot; California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom; Google cloud leader Diane Greene; hotshot collaboration company Slack’s April Underwood and Noah Weiss; Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson; and designer Yves Behar and architect Ryan Mullenix.
And that’s not all. We’ll have even more speakers and events to announce in the coming weeks. In the meantime, you can register for the conference that will take place in San Francisco here.