LinkedIn was founded in 2002 by Reid Hoffman and other founding members of Paypal. The website was launched in 2003.
In 2006, the site becomes profitable for the first time.
In 2007, Reid steps down as CEO. He is replaced by Dan Nye.
In 2008, an office is opened in London. French and Spanish versions of the site are launched.
In 2009, Jeff Weiner replaces Dan Nye as CEO.
By 2010, the site has over 90 million members.
In 2011, the company goes public.
Today, LinkedIn has over 225 million members. The site is currently available in 17 languages.