Michael Callahan is responsible for worldwide legal affairs at LinkedIn, including corporate, commercial, IP, litigation, compliance and privacy matters. Before joining LinkedIn, Michael served as the Chief Legal Officer at Auction.com, the nation's leading online real estate marketplace, where he oversaw the company's legal, regulatory, intellectual property, government relations, compliance, ethics, and corporate governance matters. Previously, he was Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary at Yahoo!. Callahan holds a B.S. from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service and received his J.D. from the University of Connecticut.