LinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking service. It was founded in December 2002 and launched on May 5, 2003, it is mainly used for professional networking. In 2006, LinkedIn increased to 20 million members. As of March 2015, LinkedIn reports more than 364 million acquired users in more than 200 countries and territories.

The site is available in 24 languages, including Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish, Danish, Romanian, Russian, Turkish, Japanese, Czech, Polish, Korean, Indonesian, Malay, and Tagalog. As of 2 July 2013, Quantcast reports LinkedIn has 65.6 million monthly unique U.S. visitors and 178.4 million globally, a number that as of 29 October 2013 has increased to 184 million. In June 2011, LinkedIn had 33.9 million unique visitors, up 63 percent from a year earlier and surpassing MySpace. LinkedIn filed for an initial public offering in January 2011 and traded its first shares on May 19, 2011, under the NYSE symbol "LNKD".

In June 2016 LinkedIn was acquired by Microsoft for $26 billion.

Mountain View, US
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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, Engineering and Operations
Steve  Sordello

Steve Sordello

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Shannon  Stubo

Shannon Stubo

Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications
Pat  Wadors

Pat Wadors

Senior Vice President, Global Talent Organization

LinkedIn Locations

Mountain View, US
Hong Kong, HK
Singapore, SG
Bengaluru, IN
Dublin, IE
Sydney, AU
Chicago, US
San Francisco, US
Sunnyvale, US
New York, US

LinkedIn Metrics

LinkedIn Financials

We estimate that LinkedIn's revenue is $2.99 B in FY, 2015 which is 34.8% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


$522 M$972 M$1.53 B$2.22 B$2.99 B

Operating income

$47.8 M$36.1 M$-151 M

Net Income

$26.8 M$-15.3 M$-165 M

Operating cash flow

$533 M$-342 M$85.4 M

    LinkedIn Operating Metrics

    Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015

    Registered Members

    277 M347 M414 M

    LinkedIn Market Value History

    We estimate that LinkedIn's current employees are approximately 39% female and 61% male.

    LinkedIn Online Presence

    LinkedIn News

    LinkedIn Company Life

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