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's global headquarters are in Sunnyvale, California, with EMEA headquarters in Dublin and APAC 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, Dubai, Dublin, Graz, Hong Kong, London, Madrid, Melbourne, Milan, Mumbai, Munich, New Delhi, Paris, Perth, 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 11,900 full-time employees (more than 5,500 in the San Francisco Bay Area) with offices in more than 30 cities around the world.
LinkedIn started off 2012 with about 2,100 full-time employees worldwide, up from around 1,000 at the beginning of 2011 and about 500 at the beginning of 2010.
• LinkedIn operates the world’s largest professional network on the Internet with more than 575 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.
• There are more than 46 million students and recent college graduates on LinkedIn.
• More than 70 percent of our members are outside the U.S.
• More than 26M companies represented on LinkedIn
• More than 15M open jobs on LinkedIn Jobs
• 60K schools listed
• 50K skills listed
145+M Asia and the Pacific
28+M Southeast Asia
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. Demand excellence. Take intelligent risks. Act like an owner.
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President, Communications
Senior Vice President, Global Solutions
Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer
Senior Vice President, Product
Senior Vice President, Engineering
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
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