LinkedIn, the US based professional networking site recently appointed Hari V Krishnan as Country Manager, India. Krishnan will head the Indian operations by taking care of LinkedIn’s diverse business model comprised of user subscriptions, advertising sales and enterprise software licensing for the Indian market.
Jeff Weiner, CEO, LinkedIn said, “India is one of our fastest growing and most exciting opportunities.” He further added “Hari’s addition to the LinkedIn team will not only help us better serve our membership and customers on a local basis, but will also help accelerate our goal to connect the world’s professionals.”
Prior to this, Krishnan was working at My Space, India. He has also worked with Travelguru, Yahoo India and Cisco in the past.
Worldwide LinkedIn accounts for approx 52 million users, whereas India accounts for 3 million members. As of 2009, India is one of the fastest growing countries for LinkedIn.