LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman has joined Microsoft's board of directors, he announced in a blog post.

Microsoft bought LinkedIn for $26.2 billion in June 2016.

In his blog entry, Hoffman says his focus on the Microsoft board will be continuing to guide the development of LinkedIn, but also that he will "

Hoffman co-founded LinkedIn in December 2002 and served as its first CEO until 2009, when he stepped back and took a role as executive chairman. Hoffman is currently a partner at famed Silicon Valley venture firm Greylock, and will stay on in that role.