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LinkedIn’s Head Of Product, Deep Nishar, Announces Departure
After six years of service, LinkedIn Head of Product, Deep Nishar is stepping down from the business networking behemoth. Nishar made it to LinkedIn by way of Google and has recently joined a handful of boards including Auction.com.
LinkedIn gave re/code the following statement on Nishar’s departure:
After nearly six years at the company, Deep Nishar, our SVP of Product, has decided to leave LinkedIn. During his time at LinkedIn, the member experience has been completely transformed and has become an integral part of a professional’s day. Deep joined LinkedIn when we were slightly more than 30 million members, and during his time at the company, the member base has grown tenfold to 313 million members around the world. We want to thank Deep for his many years of dedication and contributions to the company and wish him the best as he embarks on his next endeavor.
The last day for Nishar will be October 3rd, and his oversight of product will be picked up by current CEO Jeff Weiner. Nishar released the following statement on LinkedIn Pulse:
I am passionate about building and leading businesses and companies that have the potential to make a significant positive impact in the world and have had the honor and privilege of doing so at both LinkedIn and Google. I look forward to the possibilities that the future holds and the opportunity for a ‘three-peat;’ or, as my cricketing buddies would say, a ‘hat-trick.’
A heartfelt thanks to all of my LinkedIn colleagues for an amazing six years! A new adventure awaits. More on that soon.