Welcome to LinkedIn, the world's largest professional network with more than 433 million members in 200 countries and territories around the globe. Our mission is simple: To connect the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful. When you join LinkedIn, you get access to people, jobs, news, updates, and insights that help you be great at what you do. LinkedIn started out in the living room of co-founder Reid Hoffman in 2002, and it officially launched on May 5, 2003. Jeff Weiner is the CEO, and the company's management team is made up of seasoned executives from companies like Yahoo!, Google, Microsoft, TiVo, PayPal, and Electronic Arts. LinkedIn is publicly held and has a diversified business model with revenues coming from member subscriptions, advertising sales, and talent solutions.