LinkedIn opens first regional office in Dubai

By on October 1, 2012
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First of its kind in Middle East and North Africa


US based Professional networking site, LinkedIn, has opened its first office in the Middle East right here in Dubai.

In a blog post, LinkedIn’s first regional employee Ali Matar revealed that UAE alone has more than one million LinkedIn members with “several million more across the region.” The website has about 175 million users worldwide.

The office, based in Dubai Internet City will cater to the MENA region, including the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Egypt, Libya, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Pakistan, and Yemen.


Nafisa Rebello writes and sometimes works in TV. She expected robots in 2012 and is still waiting for teleportation.

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