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Reid Hoffman, Matt Brown and Michael Ahearn join Endeavor’s Global Board

We are pleased to announce that three new members of our Endeavor Global Board of Directors — Reid Hoffman, Matt Brown, and Michael Ahearn — were inducted at our Global Board meeting in New York last week.

Reid Hoffman is the Co-Founder & Chairman of LinkedIn, and partner at Greylock Partners. Prior to LinkedIn, Hoffman was Executive VP of Paypal, and held management roles at other significant technology companies. In addition to LinkedIn and Endeavor, Hoffman serves on the Board of Directors for SixApart, Kiva.org, and Mozilla.

Matthew C. Brown is a Founder and Managing Principal of Capital Integration Systems LLC (“CAIS”), and brings 20 years of experience in financial services with a focus on global marketing and distribution of alternative investment funds. Over his career, Brown has built and managed investment firms and platforms and has represented industry-leading investment managers. No stranger to Endeavor, he has previously served for a number of years on Endeavor’s Global Advisory Board and on the boards of Endeavor South Africa and Endeavor Turkey.

Michael J. Ahearn serves as Executive Chairman of First Solar, after serving as CEO from 2000-2009. Ahearn was previously a Partner and President of the equity investment firm, JWMA, and practiced law as a partner at Gallagher & Kennedy. He has served on numerous boards including those of Homeward Bound and the German Marshall Fund of the United States.


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