Co-founder of LinkedIn, Reid Hoffman

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In 2016 LinkedIn was acquired by Microsoft for $26.2 billion. The professional networking site's co-founder Reid Hoffman talks to Kamal and Rohan about how he became one of Silicon Valley's most successful entrepreneurs and the learning curves along the way; including the time he had angry customers ringing every landline in the office twenty-four hours a day; how to change direction without giving up on an idea, and why references are more important than interview.

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