Akshay Kothari

Posts by Akshay Kothari

  • Making LinkedIn More Accessible Via LinkedIn Lite

    August 3, 2017

    I moved back to India in January 2016 as the country manager and head of product to start creating and localizing products for professionals and students in India. In nine months, the team and I worked feverishly to launch three products that continue to deliver immense value to our 42 million (and growing) members in India. More importantly, they also have the...

  • Introducing the New LinkedIn Pulse: Your Daily News, Powered By Your Professional World

    June 17, 2015

    A lot of people don’t realize this, but the Pulse app was built as a class project at Stanford University in 2010. My cofounder, Ankit, and I designed, built and launched the first version of the app on the App Store in 6 short weeks. In the next three years as an independent company, we had an incredible ride, growing the Pulse user base to 30 million users and...

  • LinkedIn Reaches One Million Member Posts, Opens Publishing to New Markets

    January 7, 2015

      Early last year, we gave every LinkedIn member in the U.S. the ability to publish posts on LinkedIn - and the response was swift and enthusiastic. We’ve just reached one million posts, featuring the unique insights and experience-based wisdom of professionals like you. But our plan was never to stop there. We want each one of our more than 330 million members...

  • Writing and Sharing on LinkedIn Just Got Easier

    November 4, 2014

    Many authors have particular writing rituals. George Orwell wrote in a secondhand bookshop. Ernest Hemingway wrote while standing....

  • Reimagining Reading: A New Pulse Experience on LinkedIn

    September 30, 2014

    Whether we’re prepping for a keynote or simply getting ready for a critical meeting, technology has made us all voracious consumers of...