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LinkedIn Speaker Series

69 episodes - English - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★ - 21 ratings

The LinkedIn Speaker Series is one of our favorite ways to support our mission of making professionals more productive and successful. We do this by exposing our employees and members to inspiring ideas and innovative thinkers from around the globe. The program also reinforces one of our core company values – that relationships matter.

Through our employees’ relationships, we’ve been fortunate and proud to host some of the world’s most interesting and ground-breaking speakers. Most of our guests speak for free as a way to support our mission, and to influence LinkedIn members worldwide.

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LinkedIn Speaker Series with Reid Hoffman and Leah Smart

September 09, 2021 19:00 - 46 minutes - 43 MB

Are you ready to hear the secrets behind the most extraordinary industry success stories of our times? In our next Speaker Series on September 9, you’ll have that chance. Please join us for a discussion between LinkedIn co-founder and Greylock partner, Reid Hoffman, and our very own Leah Smart. In Reid’s critically acclaimed podcast, Masters of Scale, he sits down with visionary founders and leaders from iconic companies such as Apple, Nike, Netflix, Spotify, Starbucks, Google, Instagram, ...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Carole Robin

May 17, 2021 17:15 - 53 minutes - 49.4 MB

As we at LinkedIn know very well, relationships matter! They’re crucial to being effective at work and to living a full life. So for our next Speaker Series event, we’re thrilled to be hosting Carole Robin to discuss her new book, Connect: Building Exceptional Relationships with Family, Friends and Colleagues, that she co-authored with David Bradford.  Carole and David co-taught interpersonal skills to Stanford MBA candidates for over 37 years in the legendary course, “Interpersonal Dynam...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Matthew McConaughey

January 22, 2021 20:00 - 1 hour - 56 MB

Join Nina McQueen, Vice President, Global Talent - Benefits, Mobility & Employee Experience, as she hosts Academy-award winning actor and producer, Matthew McConaughey, for a discussion about his book, Greenlights, his memoir about how to approach life’s challenges, get more satisfaction and “catch greenlights”. This energizing conversation will be a great start to the year as we learn to catch more greenlights in 2021 and realize that the yellow and the reds eventually turn green too! 

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Shellye Archambeau

October 23, 2020 19:00 - 45 minutes - 41.3 MB

Join our VP of Global Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging, Rosanna Durruthy as she hosts a LinkedIn Live Speaker Series with Shellye Archambeau, Former CEO of MetricStream and Fortune 500 board member, to discuss her new book, Unapologetically Ambitious: Take Risks, Break Barriers and Create Success on Your Own Terms. Full of empowering wisdom from one of Silicon Valley's first female Black CEOs, her inspiring book offers a blueprint for how to achieve your personal and professional goals. S...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Kelly Corrigan

October 05, 2020 19:00 - 43 minutes - 39.6 MB

Join LinkedIn’s Head of Social Impact, Meg Garlinghouse as she hosts a LinkedIn Live Speaker Series with New York Times bestselling author, Kelly Corrigan on her latest book, Tell Me More - a deeply personal, honest and often hilarious examination of the essential phrases that help foster connection in our lives. Together they’ll discuss the significance of phrases such as, “I don’t know” and “Tell me more” - and how we can use Kelly’s lessons to cultivate deeper connections and understandi...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Dr. Vivek Murthy

May 11, 2020 19:00 - 50 minutes - 46.4 MB

Join LinkedIn’s Chief Marketing & Communications Officer and Executive Co-Sponsor of EnableIn, Mel Selcher, as she hosts our first-ever LinkedIn Live virtual Speaker Series with Dr. Vivek Murthy, the 19th Surgeon General of the United States and author of Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World. Mel and Dr. Murthy will discuss the importance of human connection, the hidden impact of loneliness on our health, and the social power of community.  This disc...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Zainab Salbi

February 11, 2020 20:00 - 1 hour - 82.7 MB

Join LinkedIn's Vice President of Global Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging, Rosanna Durruthy, and Zainab Salbi, author, humanitarian, activist, and TV personality to discuss Zainab’s latest book, Freedom is an Inside Job: Owning Our Darkness and Our Light to Heal Ourselves and the World. Her book explores the meaning of living authentically in the world while being true to ourselves and our values.   Through her own stories and experiences, Zainab will take us through a process of self-d...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Charles Schwab

November 07, 2019 20:00 - 1 hour - 83.8 MB

When Charles (“Chuck”) R. Schwab founded The Charles Schwab Corporation, he made stock investing, once expensive and clubby reserved for the few, accessible to ordinary Americans. In his new personal memoir, ‘Invested: Changing Forever the Way Americans Invest,’ Schwab describes the ups and downs he had along the way as he fulfilled his passion to have Main Street participate in the growing economy as investors and owners, not only earners.  Join LinkedIn CFO Steve Sordello as he hosts an ...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Simon Sinek

October 18, 2019 19:00 - 1 hour - 83.3 MB

We’re thrilled to learn from leadership guru and business strategist, Simon Sinek! Best known for popularizing the concept of Why, Sinek’s TED Talk is one of the most watched TED talks of all-time, hitting 37+ million views. Sinek is also the author of multiple NYT best-selling books, “Start with Why” and “Leaders Eat Last” -- acclaimed for helping organizations around the world inspire their leaders to reach new heights. Join LinkedIn Editor in Chief, Dan Roth as he chats with Sinek about...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Brad Smith

September 16, 2019 19:00 - 1 hour - 143 MB

Join us as LinkedIn General Counsel Blake Lawit sits down with Microsoft’s president, Brad Smith, to discuss Smith’s new book, Tools and Weapons, a narrative from his past 25 years at Microsoft, as the company navigated some of the thorniest issues of our time.  Smith operates by a simple core belief: When your technology changes the world, you bear a responsibility to help address the world you have helped create. Challenges have been created that come with no preexisting playbook, includ...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Jennifer Eberhardt

August 15, 2019 19:00 - 1 hour - 149 MB

Unconscious bias can be at work without our realizing it, and even when we genuinely wish to treat all people equally, ingrained stereotypes can affect our visual perception, attention, memory, and behavior. This has an impact on education, employment, housing, and criminal justice. In Biased, with a perspective that is scientific, investigative, and informed by personal experience, Dr. Jennifer Eberhardt offers us insights into the dilemma and a path forward. Come ready to learn and be i...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Andre Iguodala

July 19, 2019 19:00 - 1 hour - 159 MB

Join us as LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner sits down with Andre Iguodala, three-time NBA champion, to discuss insights from Iguodala’s new book, The Sixth Man.  Andre Iguodala is one of the most admired players in the NBA. Off the court, Iguodala has earned respect, too—for his successful tech investments, his philanthropy, and increasingly for his contributions to the conversation about race in America. Centering around leadership, drive, pain and accomplishment, this is a powerful memoir of lif...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Telle Whitney

May 30, 2019 19:00 - 58 minutes - 133 MB

Join us as LinkedIn VP of Engineering Erica Lockheimer sits down with Telle Whitney, former CEO of the Anita Borg Institute and co-founder of the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference, to discuss the successes and challenges women in technology face and how to create cultures where women thrive. Whitney has been a force in the industry, truly changing the trajectory for Women in Technology. When the Grace Hopper Conference started in 1994, there were 500 attendees. Toda...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg

May 01, 2019 22:58 - 23 minutes - 54 MB

Join us as LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman sits down with former Executive Chairman of Alphabet and former Google CEO, Eric Schmidt, and Jonathan Rosenberg, former Senior Vice President and Advisor to Alphabet CEO, Larry Page, to discuss insights from their new book, “Trillion Dollar Coach.” From Steve Jobs and Dick Costolo to Larry Page and Sundar Pichai, several of the biggest names in Silicon Valley will gladly credit much of their success to one name you’ve probably never heard of and...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Laird Hamilton and Gabby Reece

March 19, 2019 19:00 - 1 hour - 86.9 MB

Join us as LinkedIn Wellness Director Michael Susi sits down with international fitness icon, nutrition expert, and legendary big-wave surfer, Laird Hamilton, to discuss Laird’s take on human resilience, relationships, business, technology, risk-taking, and the importance of respecting the natural world ‒ all through the lens of his life both in and beyond the ocean. While the world increasingly seeks happiness from fads and self-help books, Laird Hamilton  focuses on looking inward and ap...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Chip Conley

January 15, 2019 20:00 - 59 minutes - 68.2 MB

Join us as LinkedIn Chief People Officer, Christina Hall sits down with Chip Conley to discuss his new book, "[email protected]: The Making of a Modern Elder." This book was inspired by his professional journey as the 26-year old founder of Joie de Vivre Hospitality, when he took an inner city motel and turned it into the second largest boutique hotel brand in America, to being an “elder” 50-year-old mentor and unexpected intern at Airbnb. Part manifesto and part playbook, [email protected] ignites an...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Chelsea Clinton

December 07, 2018 20:00 - 55 minutes - 76.1 MB

Join us as LinkedIn Chief Marketing Officer, Shannon Brayton sits down with Chelsea Clinton to discuss the work Clinton is doing to empower young activists to change the world. In Clinton’s new book, Start Now! You Can Make a Difference, she shares information about problems both large and small. She breaks down concepts of health, hunger, climate change, endangered species, and bullying so that young people can understand the world around them. She helps them learn how they can make a dif...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Reid Hoffman

October 19, 2018 19:00 - 1 hour - 86.9 MB

Join us as we turn the tables on our frequent LinkedIn Speaker Series interviewer, Reid Hoffman, and interview HIM about his new book, Blitzscaling: The Lightning-Fast Path to Building Massively Valuable Companies. Reid’s new book comes out at the beginning of October, so don’t miss this “hot off the press” chance to hear directly from him about the lessons he has learned. Shannon Brayton, LinkedIn CMO, will host a fascinating fireside chat to understand what “blitzscaling” means and what se...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Dr. Jim Yong Kim

September 12, 2018 19:00 - 57 minutes - 79.2 MB

Join us as LinkedIn co-founder Allen Blue sits down with Dr. Kim to discuss the work we are doing together to create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce. The goals of the World Bank Group are to end extreme poverty by 2030 and boost shared prosperity for the bottom 40 percent of the population in developing countries. By providing access to data trends and insights, LinkedIn is supporting the World Bank to achieve these goals. Come learn more about this innovative...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Daniel Pink

August 14, 2018 19:00 - 58 minutes - 80.2 MB

Join us as LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman sits down with Daniel Pink to discuss his new book, When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing. Everyone knows that timing is everything. But we don't really know much about timing itself. Our lives are a never-ending stream of "when" decisions: when to start a business, when to change jobs, when to get serious about a person. Yet we often make those decisions based on intuition and guesswork. Timing, it's often assumed, is an art. In his n...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Jennifer Dulski

June 06, 2018 19:00 - 55 minutes - 128 MB

Join us as LinkedIn’s Head of Social Impact, Meg Garlinghouse, sits down with Jennifer Dulski, the head of Groups at Facebook, and former president of, to discuss how you can turn your mission into a movement that creates change. Anyone can spark change if they believe in the power of taking action, no matter where, or how small, they start. In Dulski’s new book, Purposeful, she explains how to create a clear vision, inspire supporters, persuade decision makers, navigate critici...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Fred Kofman and Reid Hoffman

May 04, 2018 19:00 - 1 hour - 56.8 MB

Join us as LinkedIn’s Co-Founder, Reid Hoffman sits down with Fred Kofman, Advisor on Leadership Development, to learn more about Fred’s new book, The Meaning Revolution. Bringing together economics and business theory, communications and conflict resolution, family counseling and mindfulness meditation, Kofman argues that our most deep-seated, unspoken, and universal anxiety stems from our fear that our life is being wasted - that the end of life will overtake us when our song is still unsu...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Joanna Coles

April 16, 2018 19:00 - 58 minutes - 53.5 MB

Join us as LinkedIn’s CMO, Shannon Brayton, sits down with Joanna Coles, Chief Content Officer Hearst Magazines, to learn why The New York Times recently described Joanna as “one of the most powerful people in media.” Not only has Joanna had an incredible career before her current role overseeing content and editorial partnerships for 300 magazines globally as the CCO of Hearst Magazines, but she also has made incredible impact through the board of Women Entrepreneurs New York City, an ini...

Fireside chat with David Miliband, brought to you by LinkedIn for Good

April 09, 2018 19:00 - 41 minutes - 56.6 MB

LinkedIn for Good hosted David Miliband, CEO of the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and former Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom, to discuss how individuals and organizations can work to alleviate the global refugee crisis. As the son of refugees, David has brought a personal commitment to the IRC’s work. Under his leadership, IRC has launched a global strategy focused on collaborating with the private sector to further its mission to help people whose lives have been shattered ...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Emily Chang

March 29, 2018 19:00 - 1 hour - 88.4 MB

In 2017, not a month went by without major revelations about discrimination or harassment in Hollywood, politics, the media, and beyond. As the #MeToo movement spread, millions of women bravely came forward to share stories of abuse and sexual harassment. As we begin 2018, one thing is clear: the desire for change has become palpable. In BROTOPIA: Breaking Up the Boys’ Club of Silicon Valley, Bloomberg TV journalist Emily Chang takes on the industry that has perhaps had the most profound i...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Erik Brynjolfsson, Andrew McAfee and Reid Hoffman

February 22, 2018 20:00 - 1 hour - 96.6 MB

Interested in what the future will hold? Join us as LinkedIn Co-Founder and Partner at Greylock Reid Hoffman hosts a fireside chat with MIT Sloan School of Management’s faculty members Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee. Erik and Andrew are co-authors of the 2014 NYTimes best-selling book, The Second Machine Age, and their latest book, Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future. Reid, Erik, and Andrew will discuss the fascinating times that we are living in today - a time whe...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Stacy Brown-Philpot, CEO TaskRabbit

February 15, 2018 20:00 - 53 minutes - 97.1 MB

Join us for a fascinating fireside chat with Stacy Brown-Philpot, CEO of TaskRabbit, and Ty Heath, the President of our Black Inclusion Group (BIG). They will discuss the future of work, the sharing/gig economy, how TaskRabbit is fueling it, and what is being done in Silicon Valley to invest in diversity. Fun fact: Did you know that Stacy grew up where LinkedIn opened our most recent office?!?  We’re excited to bond over Detroit and hear how growing up there has shaped her view on the world.

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Chade-Meng Tan

January 30, 2018 20:00 - 1 hour - 59 MB

To kick off our 2018 LinkedIn Speaker Series, we are honored to host Chade-Meng Tan (Meng), Retired Jolly Good Fellow at Google (yes, that was actually his official job title!).  Meng’s session will set us all up for a productive and successful year by enlightening us on some of the key learnings from his book, Joy on Demand.  This book is the long-awaited follow-up to the New York Times bestselling Search Inside Yourself and shows us how to cultivate joy within the context of our fast-paced...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Haben Girma

December 12, 2017 20:00 - 58 minutes - 80.6 MB

As the first Deafblind person to graduate from Harvard Law School, Haben Girma advocates for equal opportunities for people with disabilities. President Obama named her a White House Champion of Change, and Forbes recognized her in Forbes 30 Under 30. Haben travels the world consulting and public speaking, teaching clients the benefits of fully accessible products and services. Haben has also been consulting with EnableIn to make LinkedIn’s workplace and products more inclusive, and we are s...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Jim Wetherbee

October 17, 2017 19:00 - 1 hour - 59.3 MB Video

Not only is this your chance to meet an astronaut - Captain Jim Wetherbee, US Navy (Ret.) - but you will also have the opportunity to learn about the high-quality operations used by astronauts in space. In addition to being the only five-time Space Shuttle Commander, Jim has been involved in several high-profile projects including studying the Challenger explosion and the BP pipeline spill to prevent accidents like those from occurring again. Come listen to his fascinating stories from bei...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Daniel Goleman and Richard J. Davidson

September 19, 2017 19:00 - 1 hour - 34.8 MB

Join us as Scott Shute, our VP Global Customer Operations, sits down with two New York Times–bestselling authors, Daniel Goleman and Richard Davidson, to discuss new research showing what meditation can really do for the brain. In the last twenty years, meditation and mindfulness have gone from being kind of cool to becoming an omnipresent Band-Aid for fixing everything from your weight to your relationship to your achievement level. In their new book, “Altered Traits: Science Reveals How ...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Eric Liu

August 22, 2017 19:00 - 1 hour - 114 MB

This is an age of epic political turbulence around the world. Old hierarchies and institutions are collapsing. All the “givens” of civic life are no longer given. From the fracturing of the major political parties, to the spread of bottom-up movements like Black Lives Matter and $15 Now, citizens across the world and across the political spectrum are reclaiming power. It is no longer the exclusive domain of CEOs, political elites, and insiders from any political party. And the question that ...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Scout Bassett

July 27, 2017 19:00 - 57 minutes - 53 MB

“The only person that’s going to have power over me, is me”. Scout Bassett doesn’t just push limits. She sets them. Listen to Scout Bassett - Paralympian, Nike Athlete, and Challenged Athletes Foundation Spokesperson - speak about her transformational journey.  As an infant, a fire took away her right leg from above the knee down. She was found abandoned on the streets of Nanjing, China, and taken to the government orphanage. Inside these isolating walls, she lived in extremely harsh condi...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Ryan Holiday

May 23, 2017 19:00 - 59 minutes - 54.2 MB

Many of us insist the main impediment to a full, successful life is the outside world. In fact, the most common enemy lies within: our ego. Early in our careers, it impedes learning and the cultivation of talent. With success, it can blind us to our faults and sow future problems. In failure, it magnifies each blow and makes recovery more difficult. At every stage, ego holds us back. In an era that glorifies social media, reality TV, and other forms of shameless self-promotion, the battle ...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Mario Batali - April 27, 2017

April 27, 2017 19:00 - 1 hour - 85.8 MB

From his restaurants and cookbooks to his philanthropic efforts, everything that Mario Batali has achieved is bigger, bolder, and more recognizable. Join us as LinkedIn’s Editor in Chief Dan Roth, hosts Mario in a fireside chat to discuss the intelligent risks Mario has taken in his entrepreneurial career, talk about the wonderful world of food and his cooking philosophy, and understand his fascination with orange Crocs.

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Brad Stone - April 12, 2017

April 12, 2017 19:00 - 56 minutes - 51.3 MB

In the spirit of iconic Silicon Valley renegades like Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, another generation of entrepreneurs is using technology to upend convention and disrupt entire industries. These are the upstarts, idiosyncratic founders with limitless drive and an abundance of self-confidence. The Upstarts is the definitive story of Uber and Airbnb, two new titans of business and a dawning age of tenacity, conflict, and wealth. Brad Stone, Senior Executive Editor of Global Technology at Bloo...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Neil Pasricha - December 8, 2016

December 08, 2016 20:00 - 57 minutes - 104 MB

We were pleased to welcome Neil Pasricha live from our New York office to share recent breakthroughs in the study of happiness and inspire us to hit our full potential.   A Harvard MBA, New York Times - bestselling author, award-winning blogger, and one of the most popular TED speakers in the world, Pasricha is “a pied piper of happiness” (The Star) who dazzles audiences with ideas and frameworks that launch happiness into the stratosphere. With infectious enthusiasm, heartfelt authentic...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Joe Lacob and Mike Derezin - September 22, 2016

September 22, 2016 19:00 - 54 minutes - 50.1 MB

We were thrilled to welcome Joe Lacob, CEO & Owner of the Golden State Warriors, to our LinkedIn Speaker Series. Mike Derezin, VP Sales Solutions, had a fascinating conversation with him about Joe’s personal story and what it takes to build a winning culture -- both on the court and as a business.

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Zoë Baird and Allen Blue - July 27, 2016

July 27, 2016 19:00 - 57 minutes - 52.8 MB

Have you heard all the buzz about LinkedIn Cities?  In case you haven't, this is our effort to truly bring the Economic Graph to life and create economic opportunity for all.  Our core partner for LinkedIn Cities is the Markle Foundation and Zoë Baird, its CEO and President, is our Speaker Series guest this month.  Allen Blue hosted a special fireside chat with Zoë and they will discuss how we are helping job seekers acquire new skills and advance their careers through Skillful, a network o...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Beth Simone Noveck - June 21, 2016

June 21, 2016 19:00 - 59 minutes - 54.6 MB

Trust in government is at an all-time low. Re-designing and improving the way we govern will have to be a key a priority for any new president. Join us to hear Beth Simone Noveck, former Deputy Chief Technology Officer of the United States and author of Smart Citizens, Smarter State, dive into the important topic: The Tech Presidency: Governing in the Age of Big Data and Machine Learning.   The Obama administration, which is often called the “first tech presidency” has made considerable ...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Kris Tompkins - May 24, 2016

May 24, 2016 19:00 - 56 minutes - 52.1 MB

Kris Tompkins, former CEO of Patagonia, Inc. turned world-renowned conservationist, has worked to create parklands in Chile and Argentina for more than 20 years, including current negotiations for the largest private land donation in history.  Through the efforts of the Tompkins Conservation foundations and their partners, more than 2.2 million acres of South America have been protected. Join us as Kris discusses the importance of restoring ecosystems and providing economic opportunities f...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Florent Groberg - April 21, 2016

April 21, 2016 19:00 - 1 hour - 69.3 MB

Join us for an intimate conversation between Florent Groberg and LinkedIn’s VP of Member Marketing and Communications, Nick Bartle, as they discuss the values of Leadership, Service, and Sacrifice both in the military and out. Hear Florent’s remarkable story about receiving the military’s highest honor and the lessons he’s learned through his civilian transition.

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Jerry Kaplan - March 22, 2016

March 22, 2016 19:00 - 58 minutes - 53.3 MB

The common wisdom about Artificial Intelligence is that we are building increasingly intelligent machines that will ultimately surpass human capabilities, steal our jobs, possibly even escape human control and take over the world.  Jerry Kaplan, Fellow at the Stanford Center for Legal Informatics, believes this narrative is both misguided and counterproductive. Join Jerry for an unorthodox tour of the history of Artificial Intelligence, learn why it is so misunderstood, and what we can do ...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Andy Puddicombe and Jeff Weiner - January 14, 2016

January 14, 2016 20:00 - 56 minutes - 51.6 MB

We kicked off this year’s Speaker Series program with a powerful event that will set you up for success in 2016!  Andy Puddicombe, founder of Headspace, joined our own Jeff Weiner for a fascinating discussion around the power of mindfulness and meditation. Headspace was founded by Andy Puddicombe, a former Buddhist monk, and Rich Pierson, a creative developer. After 10 years of meditation training around the world, culminating in full ordination at a Tibetan Monastery, Andy returned to the ...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Daniel Lubetzky and Caroline Fairchild - December 09, 2015

December 09, 2015 20:00 - 57 minutes - 65.9 MB

We were pleased to welcome Daniel Lubetzky, the visionary CEO of KIND Healthy Snacks, to a discussion with Caroline Fairchild, LinkedIn’s New Economy Editor, live from our New York office. When Daniel Lubetzky started KIND Healthy Snacks in 2004, he aimed to defy the conventional wisdom that snack bars could never be both tasty and healthy, convenient and wholesome. A decade later, the transformative power of the company’s “AND” philosophy has resulted in an astonishing record of achievemen...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Deepak Chopra and Fred Kofman - November 20, 2015

November 20, 2015 20:00 - 1 hour - 69.1 MB

We are honored to welcome Deepak Chopra back to our LinkedIn Speaker Series to discuss his new book, Super Genes, with our VP of Leadership and Organizational Development, Fred Kofman. Listen to this session to learn how to unlock the astonishing power of DNA for optimum health and wellbeing. In his book, “Super Genes”, Chopra discusses how genetics is undergoing a revolution that opens the way people can influence their health in unsuspecting ways. By focusing on and optimizing your own ce...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Matt Cohler and Reid Hoffman - November 12, 2015

November 12, 2015 20:00 - 1 hour - 56.6 MB

We are delighted to host our first LinkedIn alum as a guest in our Speaker Series!    Matt Cohler, a member of LinkedIn’s founding team from 2003 - 2005, is a successful venture capitalist whose background in the industry is nothing short of impressive. Cohler, who ranked #63 on Forbes Midas List, is currently serving as General Partner at Benchmark where he helped land Snapchat and Uber for the company. In addition to identifying investment opportunities, Cohler also works closely with com...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with James Caan CBE - October 26, 2015

October 26, 2015 19:00 - 59 minutes - 54.3 MB

We were delighted to welcome James Caan CBE to our London office for a live talk and Q&A: Observe the masses and do the opposite. James Caan, a LinkedIn Influencer and one of the UK's most successful and dynamic entrepreneurs is perhaps best known as an investor in the TV series Dragon's Den. But did you know that Caan initially achieved success in the recruitment industry? He founded the recruitment company, Alexander Mann Group, in 1985, and sold it in 2002. Josh Graff, Senior Director...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with General Stanley McChrystal, Chris Fussell and Reid Hoffman - August 20, 2015

August 20, 2015 19:00 - 56 minutes - 51.8 MB

In their new powerful book, Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World, General Stanley McChrystal and Chris Fussell show how the challenges they faced in Iraq can be rel­evant to businesses, nonprofits, and other or­ganizations.LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman will lead an illuminating conversation with General McChrystal and Chris Fussell about how the world is changing faster than ever, and the smartest response for those in charge is to give small groups the freedom to exper...

LinkedIn Speaker Series with Robert Putnam and Reid Hoffman - August 13, 2015

August 13, 2015 19:00 - 1 hour - 73.8 MB

If you don’t know who Robert Putnam is -- you should. He is the author of the bestseller, “Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis,” in which he writes a groundbreaking examination of the growing inequality gap and what we can do to fix it.  As you know, this is at the heart of what we are all about - providing economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce. There could not be a more relevant discussion for us to be having at LinkedIn and we are incredibly fortunate for the opp...


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Andy Puddicombe
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Arianna Huffington
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Brad Stone
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Chade-Meng Tan
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Chip Conley
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Daniel Goleman
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Daniel Pink
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Deepak Chopra
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Eric Liu
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Erik Brynjolfsson
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Greg McKeown
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Gretchen Rubin
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Haben Girma
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Jim Yong Kim
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Matthieu Ricard
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Neil Pasricha
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Ryan Holiday
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Simon Sinek
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