Founder, Gilt Groupe
Director, Life Sciences Institute, University of Michigan
VP of Research & Policy, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
Managing Director of Hatteras Discovery and Venture Partner at Hatteras Venture Partners
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Designing and Building Human Ecosystems for Networks and Marketplaces
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An accomplished entrepreneur, executive, and angel investor, Reid Hoffman has played an integral part in building many of today’s leading consumer-technology businesses. Hoffman was a founding board member and executive at PayPal before he launched LinkedIn from his living room in 2003. By the end of the first month, LinkedIn had 4,500 members; today it has over 100 million. Hoffman was also an early investor in such successful enterprises as Facebook, Zynga, Digg, and Flickr.