About LinkedIn

Want to know about our early days, members, metrics, and more? Here’s a quick view of who we are.

Company Information

  • The site officially launched on May 5, 2003. At the end of the first month in operation, LinkedIn had a total of 4,500 members in the network.
  • The company is publicly held and has a diversified business model with revenues coming from talent solutions, marketing solutions and premium subscription products.

  • Headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., LinkedIn also has U.S. offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Omaha, San Francisco, Sunnyvale and Washington D.C. International LinkedIn offices are located in Amsterdam, Bangalore, Barcelona, Beijing, Dubai, Dublin, Hong Kong, London, Madrid, Melbourne, Milan, Mumbai, Munich, New Delhi, Paris, Perth, São Paulo, 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 7,600 full-time employees with offices in 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.

Worldwide Membership

  • LinkedIn operates the world’s largest professional network on the Internet with more than 364 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.

  • In Q1 2015, more than 75% of new members came to LinkedIn from outside the United States.

  • There are over 39 million students and recent college graduates on LinkedIn. They are LinkedIn's fastest-growing demographic.
  • 364 million plus LinkedIn members across the world

Regional membership

116M+ EMEA
89M+ Europe
68M+ Asia and the Pacific
13M+ Southeast Asia
6M+ DACH
​15M+ MENA
50M+ LATAM

  • 2014 Q4 revenue distribution by revenue stream