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Lynda Weinman

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Net worth 2018: $280 Million
Industry: Other
Residence: Montecito, California
Country: United States
BirthDay: 24 January 1955
Sigh: Aquarius
Children: 1
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Evergreen State College
BIOGRAPHY

Lynda Weinman was bornon 24 January 1955 in Montecito, California, United States. Weinman sold her online learning platform Lynda.com to LinkedIn for $1.5 billion in cash and stock in May 2015. She left the company a month later. A former web design teacher, she started the business with her husband Bruce in 1995 as a way to communicate with her students. Microsoft acquired LinkedIn in 2016 for $26 billion in cash, bumping Weinman's estimated fortune to $280 million. Weinman now chairs the board of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival and funds documentary filmmakers.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2015

$320 Million

2016

$260 Million

2017

$280 Million

2018

$280 Million

You are going to get through all the hardships and pain, but they are necessary to make you stronger and wiser.

Lynda Weinman
TIMELINE
2013

The company received $103 million in venture capital funding in January 2013, led by Accel Partners and Spectrum Equity

2008

The last scheduled conference took place in August 2008

1999

(UAD) co-founded the Flashforward Conferences and the Flash Film Festival, which first took place in 1999

1995

The company website was created in 1995 and the company was incorporated in 1997

1990

She worked on several films, including RoboCop 2 (1990), Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989), and Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989)

1989

Weinman taught digital media and motion graphics at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California from 1989 to 1996

1955

Lynda Susan Weinman (born January 24, 1955) is an American business owner, computer instructor, and author, who founded an online software training web site, lynda

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