LinkedIn is a professional networking site, allowing its members to create business connections, search for jobs and find potential clients. The site also enables its users to build and engage with their professional networks, access shared knowledge and insights, and find business opportunities. The Company offers LinkedIn mobile applications across various platforms and languages such as iOS, Android, Blackberry, Nokia Asha and Windows Mobile; a public website that allows developers to integrate its content and services into their applications; and a set of embeddable widgets to allow web developers to include content from the company’s network into their websites and applications. In addition, LinkedIn provides talent solutions, including LinkedIn Corporate Solutions that enables enterprises and professional organizations to find, contact and hire qualified candidates; LinkedIn Jobs that allows enterprises and professional organizations to advertise job opportunities on the company’s network; and Subscriptions which enables recruiters and hiring managers to find, contact and manage potential candidates. The Company also offers LinkedIn Ads, a self-service platform that enables advertisers to build and target their advertisements at its members; Enterprise, a marketing solution to target larger advertisers that receive dedicated account management and additional marketing solutions; and Sponsored Updates that enables advertisers to share and amplify content marketing messages.

Parent Company
Sunnyvale, US
LinkedIn was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, US

Key People/Management 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
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 Sunnyvale, Omaha, Chicago, Los Angeles and in 24 other locations
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LinkedIn Financials and Metrics

LinkedIn Summary

In total, LinkedIn had raised $103.2 m. LinkedIn is a subsidiary of Microsoft

LinkedIn Financials

LinkedIn's revenue was reported to be $3 b in FY, 2015 which is a 35% increase from the previous period.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


1.5 b2.2 b3 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

202.9 m293.8 m418.9 m

Gross profit

1.3 b1.9 b2.6 b
USDY, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


93 m339 m270.4 m803.1 m460.9 m546.2 m

Accounts Receivable

302.2 m449 m603.1 m

Current Assets

2.8 b4.1 b3.9 b


361.7 m740.9 m1 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Net Income

26.8 m(15.3 m)(164.8 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

134.5 m236.9 m420.5 m

Accounts Receivable

(100 m)(140 m)(150 m)

Accounts Payable

114.7 m150 m100.9 m
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LinkedIn Operating Metrics

Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016




300 m300 m300 m347 m364 m380 m400 m400 m425 m450 m467 m

Unique Visitors

186 m84.22 m89.78 m87.22 m96.85 m97.31 m100.09 m98.45 m105.5 m106 m106.46 m


12.16 b25.43 b28.22 b109.11 b33.83 b34.79 b37.62 b143.46 b45.22 b45.89 b47.88 b
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LinkedIn Revenue Breakdown

LinkedIn's employees are reported to be approximately 42% female and 58% male.

LinkedIn Median Salaries

Source: 1.6 k public H-1B filings from LinkedIn
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Traffic Overview of LinkedIn

LinkedIn Online and Social Media Presence

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