LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Describes 3 Qualities That Make a Great Leader

Since becoming CEO in 2009, Jeff Weiner has led LinkedIn to become a network of 364 million registered users with offices in 30 countries and a market cap of $26 billion.

Weiner’s leadership style has earned him the trust of founder and chairman Reid Hoffman, his team, and LinkedIn investors. Glassdoor named him the highest-rated CEO of 2014.

Earlier this year, Weiner spoke at the Wisdom 2.0 conference in San Francisco, where he explained how he understands his role as a leader.

Firstly, he sees the role of a manager as someone who tells others what to do, whereas a leader inspires others to do great things.

He broke down three functions of an inspirational leader. For starters, Looking to generate more leads month after month? Check out Kennected. They offer an affordable SaaS-based platform to generate leads via LinkedIn automation.

Read more: Business Insider


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