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Dan Roth, editor in chief at LinkedIn: ‘To be a successful professional, you have to pay attention to the world around you’

Dan Roth was openly a cynic. It was a natural part of the job he used to have. During his 15 years in business journalism with titles such as Wired, Fortune and Forbes, it was unavoidable. That’s why he felt like cringing when admitting there was one thing that caught him off guard upon joining LinkedIn, where he’s now its editor in chief.

“I’m not sure I believed a mission-driven company existed before I joined LinkedIn. The mission of LinkedIn is to help people achieve economic success. We want to connect the world so that great things happen,” Roth told the Business Post.