Posts by Ali Matar

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    As an Arabic speaking professional, I know only too well the importance of conducting business in our local language. Language is, after all, essential to every aspect of our lives. We use it to inform the people around us of how we feel, what we want, and it helps us understand the world. At LinkedIn, we understand how important it is for professionals to have a platform to communicate in their own language. And as LinkedIn’s very first employee in the region back in 2012, to be…

  • A little over a year ago, we opened our first office for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Today, it brings me immense pleasure to announce that LinkedIn is now 10 million members strong in the region. This is an important milestone for us and we’re very thankful to each one of you — our members, customers, partners, and employees. When we first set foot in this region in 2012, LinkedIn had five million members. We’re thrilled to have…

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    Today, we open the doors to our office in Dubai – the first LinkedIn office in the Middle East. Networking and building trusted business relationships has always been at the heart of successful business in the Middle East, from the days of trading precious metals and spices to today’s thriving industries in oil & gas, construction, and engineering. LinkedIn is built on a like-minded belief in the strength of professional connections and its ability to drive economic and career…