LinkedIn Expands in Asia, Opens a New Office in Hong Kong

 announced today that it’s opening its 25th office globally and its 9th office within Asia Pacific, in Hong Kong.

LinkedIn already have over 25 million members using LinkedIn to build their professional brands, grow their network of connections, and seek professional insights in Asia Pacific. The company just launched Bahasa Indonesia, Bahasa Malaysia and Korean language versions of the site, and opened offices in Japan and Singapore.

“It’s a reflection of our strong global growth – this year alone, we’ve also opened an office in Spain and launched Polish, Czech, and Dutch language versions” said Arvind Rajan, LinkedIn Managing Director and Vice President, Asia Pacific and Japan.

The infographic below shows facts and figures about LinkedIn presence in Hong Kong so far

“With more than 2,400 regional company offices and over 1,300 regional headquarters. Hong Kong’s skilled talent base and reputation as a leading international center of finance and business make it an important market for LinkedIn given our aim is to connect the world’s talent with opportunity,” said Arvind Rajan

Some interesting facts about LinkedIn

LinkedIn started out in the living room of co-founder Reid Hoffman in 2002, 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. Today, LinkedIn operates the world’s largest professional network on the Internet with more than 150 million members in over 200 countries and territories as at February 9, 2012

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