Founded in 2003, LinkedIn connects the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful. With more than 450 million members worldwide, including executives from every Fortune 500 company, LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network on the Internet. The company has a diversified business model with revenue coming from Talent Solutions, Marketing Solutions, and Premium Subscriptions products.

Company Growth (employees)
Parent Company
Mountain View, US
Size (employees)
10,113 (est)+8%
LinkedIn was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Mountain View, US

Key People at LinkedIn

Jeff  Weiner

Jeff Weiner

Chief Executive Officer
Michael  Callahan

Michael Callahan

Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Mike  Gamson

Mike Gamson

Senior Vice President, Global Solutions
Kevin  Scott

Kevin Scott

Senior Vice President, Infrastructure
Steve  Sordello

Steve Sordello

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Pat  Wadors

Pat Wadors

Senior Vice President, Global Talent Organization
Shannon  Stubo

Shannon Stubo

Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President, Communications
Mohak Shroff

Mohak Shroff

Vice President, Product Engineering
Ryan Roslansky

Ryan Roslansky

Vice President, Product

LinkedIn Office Locations

LinkedIn has offices in Mountain View, Omaha, Chicago, Los Angeles and in 24 other locations
Mountain View, US
Tokyo, JP
Toronto, CA
Sydney, AU
Shanghai, CN
Perth, AU
New Delhi, IN
Mumbai, IN
Melbourne, US
Graz, AT
Beijing, CN
Bengaluru, IN
Stockholm, SE
Madrid, ES
Munich, DE
Paris, FR
Milan, IT
Amsterdam, NL
Dublin, IE

LinkedIn Metrics

LinkedIn Summary

Founding Date

LinkedIn is a subsidiary of Microsoft

LinkedIn Financials

We estimate that LinkedIn's revenue is $1.5 b in FY, 2013 which is a 31.1% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


$1.5 b$2.2 b$3 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$202.9 m$293.8 m$418.9 m

Gross profit

$1.3 b$1.9 b$2.6 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Sales and marketing expense

$522.1 m$774.4 m$1 b

R&D expense

$395.6 m$536.2 m$775.7 m

General and administrative expense

$225.6 m$341.3 m$478.7 m

Operating expense total

$1.1 b$1.7 b$2.3 b

Depreciation and amortization

$134.5 m$236.9 m$420.5 m


$47.8 m$36.1 m($150.9 m)

Interest expense

$6.8 m$50.9 m

Income tax expense

$22.5 m$46.5 m($50 m)

Net Income

$26.8 m($15.3 m)($164.8 m)

Operating cash flow

$532.7 m($342.2 m)$85.4 m

LinkedIn Operating Metrics

Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015Q3, 2016Y, 2016

Registered Members

276.8 m346.7 m413.7 m467 mA

Monthly Active Users

106 m

Monthly Job Listings (US)

3 m

Registered Members (US)

133 m
We estimate that LinkedIn's current employees are approximately 42% female and 58% male.

LinkedIn Online Presence

LinkedIn News

LinkedIn Company Life

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