LinkedIn expands into Japan

20 Oct 2011

Business social networking site LinkedIn is now available in Japanese and the company has opened an office in Shibuya, Tokyo.

The new Japan office will provide support for increasing awareness and adoption of LinkedIn in Japan, with a focus on member engagement and growth, product development, strategic partnerships and general operations.

“Japan represents a huge opportunity for LinkedIn’s growth and engagement and we are committed to delivering the best experience for Japanese professionals,” said Arvind Rajan, managing director of APAC & Japan at LinkedIn.

“With the tremendous talent pool and skill sets of Japanese professionals, LinkedIn will continue to foster a powerful and global exchange of information and opportunities that will help professionals around the world become more productive and successful at what they do every day.”

LinkedIn has more than 120m members worldwide.