Allen Blue

Co-Founder and Vice-President, Products, LinkedIn

Graduate, Stanford University. Formerly, co-founded SocialNet.com, an online dating service. Currently, Vice-President, Product Management and Co-Founder, LinkedIn, the online professional network; responsible for LinkedIn’s overall product strategy; also sponsors LinkedIn’s Work and Education products within the Economic Graph team. Advises several start-ups in Silicon Valley, most focused on improving health and education. Formerly Member, Data Advisory Council, US Commerce Department, helping guide efforts to make its data broadly available to American businesses. Chair of the Board, focusing on Workforce projects, Hope Street Group, a non-profit aiming to bring economic opportunity to Americans through a combination of policy and practice.