Posts by Monica Rogati

  • Monica Rogati

    Our open-to-the-public LinkedIn tech talks have always been exciting to people interested in big data, machine learning or distributed systems. However, the most popular event in the series highlighted a different type of scalable online learning — one where  humans are interpreting new data, receiving feedback, and constantly improving. Our speakers were Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng, world-renowned computer science professors at Stanford and machine learning…

  • Monica Rogati

    What makes entrepreneurs different, and where do they come from? Are they born or taught? Are they unusually mobile in their careers? Does geography play a role? Do mentors and relationships matter? Numerous studies explore these questions by surveying hundreds of entrepreneurs. At LinkedIn, we take a different approach, on a different scale. By sifting through more than 120 million public profiles, we can analyze tens of thousands of startup founders’ [1] profiles – and…

  • Monica Rogati

    Are some names more successful than others? Is your name influencing your career (as David Brooks suggests, noting that Dennis is more likely to become a dentist and Lawrence a lawyer)? Or are both your career and choice of name influenced by factors like personality and values? Any attempt to explore these questions would need some cold, hard data.  LinkedIn is the perfect place to start: you can find 100 million professionals, their first names and their corresponding career…

  • Monica Rogati

    January is almost over. But if you didn’t get that promotion, don’t worry –  there’s always April, especially if you’re in India. One of the…

  • Monica Rogati

    Recently, our Chief Scientist, DJ Patil highlighted an interesting trend around the migration of professionals post the collapse of several of the major…

  • Monica Rogati

    The LinkedIn Analytics team has been hard at work finding new ways to help you leverage your network and connect you to resources that can enhance your career…