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LinkedIn Corp. is a professional network on the Internet focused on connecting the world's professionals. The company's proprietary platform enables members to create, manage and share their professional identity online, build and engage with their professional network, access shared knowledge and insights, and find business opportunities, enabling them to be more productive and successful. Its comprehensive platform provides members with solutions, including applications and tools, to search, connect and communicate with business contacts, learn about attractive career opportunities, join industry groups, research organizations and share information. The company was formerly known as LinkedIn Ltd. and changed its name to LinkedIn Corp. in January 2005. LinkedIn was founded by Allen Blue, Reid G. Hoffman, Jean-Luc Vaillant, Konstantin Guericke and Eric Ly in November 2002 and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA.