Posts by Nick Besbeas

  • i heart linkedin members

    Once a month, we set aside a Friday for employees to think creatively, work on innovative projects, and invest in their careers. We call this InDay. Today, our InDay theme reinforces a philosophy we live and breathe every day at LinkedIn, Members First. Everything we build at LinkedIn is dedicated to furthering our mission of connecting the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful. This InDay, my colleagues and I are participating in two global initiatives…

  • HP thumbnail

    HP has just achieved a major milestone: they’ve become the first company to attract 1 million followers on LinkedIn. But these 1 million followers represent much more than a number. They are an invaluable asset to HP. They form a targeted community where HP is communicating with the specific professionals that matter to their business, in real time. Given that this communication is happening in the professional context of LinkedIn, where professionals are actively seeking insights…

  • Nick Besbeas

    Today marks an important milestone in LinkedIn’s history – we started trading at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) – following our recent IPO filing. Our stock symbol is LNKD (as you may have guessed from this post) and we’ve announced our initial public offering of 7,840,000 shares of common stock at a price to the public of $45.00 per share. Check out pictures at the NYSE bell ringing ceremony from earlier today We were thankful to have four of our members – Adam…