Chief Executive Officer
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Here's a quick view of who we are.
In late 2002, Reid recruits a team of old colleagues from SocialNet and Paypal to work on a new idea, and six months later, LinkedIn is officially launched. Growth is slow at first—as few as 20 signups on some days—but, by the fall, it shows enough promise to attract an investment from Sequoia Capital.
LinkedIn celebrates its eighth anniversary, and becomes a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange. President Obama partners with LinkedIn for a town hall on job creation and economic growth.
Microsoft completes acquisition of LinkedIn, and our next play begins. Joining forces with Microsoft will accelerate our mission to connect the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful, and ultimately help create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce.
LinkedIn launches largest desktop redesign since company's inception. This complete overhaul of our technology architecture ensures we deliver a simplified LinkedIn experience that's faster, easier to navigate, and more intuitive.
LinkedIn launches LinkedIn Talent Insights – our self-serve data tool that taps into the LinkedIn network to empower companies with the insights they need to hire quality talent. LinkedIn Talent Insights delivers talent analytics on workforce planning and sourcing strategies including what city to open your next office and how your employer brand compare to your peers.
LinkedIn's global headquarters are in Sunnyvale, California, with Europe, Middle East and Africa headquarters in Dublin and Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore.
LinkedIn U.S. offices are in Carpinteria, Chicago, Detroit, Mountain View, New York, Omaha, San Francisco, Sunnyvale and Washington D.C.
International LinkedIn offices are located in Amsterdam, Bangalore, Beijing, Berlin, Dubai, Dublin, Graz, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, London, Madrid, Melbourne, Milan, Mumbai, Munich, New Delhi, Paris, São Paulo, Shanghai, Singapore, Stockholm, Sydney, Tokyo and Toronto.
LinkedIn is currently available in 24 languages: Arabic, English, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai and Turkish.
LinkedIn has more than 16,000 full-time employees (more than 5,500 in the San Francisco Bay Area) with offices in more than 30 cities around the world.
• Nearly 675M members
• More than 30M companies represented on LinkedIn
• More than 20M open jobs on LinkedIn Jobs
• 90K schools listed
• 35K skills listed
• LinkedIn operates the world’s largest professional network on the Internet with nearly 675+ million members in over 200 countries and territories.
• Professionals are signing up to join LinkedIn at a rate of more than two new members per second.
• More than 70 percent of our members are outside the U.S.
184+M North America
179+M Asia Pacific
97+M Latin America
33+M Middle East and Africa
Culture and Values
Our culture is our foundation.
We take great pride in our LinkedIn culture. It is the collective personality of our organization. It sets us apart, defines who we are and shapes what we aspire to be. With that, there are five pillars we strive to uphold that underscore what we do and how we do it: transformation, integrity, collaboration, humor and results.
Our values define us.
Our values have grown to define us. It's one thing to change the world. It's another to do it in our own unique way: Members first. Relationships matter. Be open, honest and constructive. Inspire excellence. Take intelligent risks. Act like an owner.
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