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Campaign to Fix the Debt
Company Profile
Company Name LinkedIn
CEO Name Reid Hoffman
Annual Company Revenue $522,189,000
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2011 data unless otherwise noted.
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LinkedIn is a public company that was founded in 2003 by Reid Hoffman.[1] LinkedIn describes itself as "the world's largest professional network on the Internet in over 200 countries and territories."[1]The company states its mission is "to connect the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful."[1]The company is headquartered in Mountain View, California.[1]

In 2011, LinkedIn reported $522,189,000 in revenues. [2]

Ties to Pete Peterson's "Fix the Debt"

The Campaign to Fix the Debt is the latest incarnation of a decades-long effort by former Nixon man turned Wall Street billionaire Pete Peterson to slash earned benefit programs such as Social Security and Medicare under the guise of fixing the nation's "debt problem." LinkedIn is part of the Campaign to Fix the Debt as of February 2013.

This article is part of the Center for Media and Democracy's investigation of Pete Peterson's Campaign to "Fix the Debt." Please visit our main SourceWatch page on Fix the Debt.

About Fix the Debt
The Campaign to Fix the Debt is the latest incarnation of a decades-long effort by former Nixon man turned Wall Street billionaire Pete Peterson to slash earned benefit programs such as Social Security and Medicare under the guise of fixing the nation's "debt problem." Through a special report and new interactive wiki resource, the Center for Media and Democracy -- in partnership with the Nation magazine -- exposes the funding, the leaders, the partner groups, and the phony state "chapters" of this astroturf supergroup. Learn more at PetersonPyramid.org and in the Nation magazine.


Personnel

Executive Management

As of January 2013[3]

  • Jeff Weiner: Chief Executive Officer
  • Nick Besbeas: Vice President, Marketing
  • Sara Clemens: Vice President, Corporate Development
  • Mike Gamson: Senior Vice President, Global Solutions
  • David Henke: Senior Vice President, Operations
  • Deep Nishar: Senior Vice President, Products and User Experience
  • Erika Rottenberg: Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
  • Kevin Scott: Senior Vice President, Engineering
  • Steve Sordello: Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
  • Shannon Stubo: Vice President, Corporate Communications

Contact Information

Headquarters[4]
2029 Stierlin Court
Mountain View, CA 94043

Resources and articles

Featured SourceWatch Articles on Fix the Debt

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "About Us" LinkedIn, Accessed January 22, 2013.
  2. LinkedIn, "2011 Annual Report", organizational document, page 39.
  3. "Management", LinkedIn, Accessed January 22, 2013.
  4. "Company: LinkedIn", LinkedIn, Accessed January 22, 2013.