Former White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain Joins Airbnb as Chief Legal Officer


Ron Klain, former White House Chief of Staff, has been appointed as the chief legal officer at Airbnb, transitioning from his previous role at a venture capital firm.

Ron Klain’s Background

Ron Klain, who previously served as the White House Chief of Staff for President Joe Biden, has been selected by Airbnb to serve as its chief legal officer. Klain held the same position under Vice President Al Gore and has a remarkable history in public service.

Klain’s Previous Role and Transition to Airbnb

Before joining Airbnb, Klain served as the chief legal officer at venture capital firm Revolution, which was founded by AOL’s Steve Case. His transition to Airbnb marks a significant shift in his career trajectory.

Reporting Structure at Airbnb

In his new role, Klain will be reporting to Airbnb’s CEO and co-founder, Brian Chesky, and will officially assume his responsibilities at the beginning of the year.