LinkedIn’s Senior VP of Product Deep Nishar will be leaving the company October 3rd, according to Re/code. LinkedIn released a statement to the publication saying, « 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.” Neither Nishar nor LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner have commented as to what prompted the sudden departure. [UPDATE: See LinkedIn’s response to our request for comment below.]
LinkedIn’s statement to Re/Code also hinted that Nishar hadn’t figured out where he’s headed next, although he may stay busy enough in his startup mentorship capacity and board advisory role to not need a full-time role elsewhere.
Nishar played a crucial role during LinkedIn’s scaling years. He was with the company since January 2009 and oversaw — according to his LinkedIn profile — product management, data science, user experience, web development, business development and online sales…
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