Jeff Weiner (Education)
CEO Of LinkedIn
Undergraduate Education: Economics
Weiner majored in economics at the University of Pennsylvania. When asked about his time as an undergrad, Weiner responded, “One of the reasons I chose Penn was the desire to end up in a role where I could amass enough influence and resources through the private sector that I could help influence and reform education. I was very passionate about that and made a very conscious decision.” One important experience that Weiner has discussed from school was when he took an entrepreneurship class that helped him realize the potential which the still underdeveloped web had for business purposes. At Penn, Weiner decided that he wanted to work in a career that combined marketing and technology.