After CEO Jeff Weiner discussed the mission of LinkedIn, Senior VP of Products and User Experience, Deep Nishar,discussed the company approach to design and iteration, which is extremely interesting. He says that since January 2009, its members has gone from 32M members to 175M+ members. Aaron Bronzan, Product Manager announced an overhaul of its core product, Profiles. That’s the big news here today.
It’s been rebuilt from the ground up, and we’re taking a look at it now. LinkedIn has made it super easy to add new things to your profile, such as skills and has added people you may know. There is now a visualization of profile completeness, which is rad. You’ll notice the brand new “Improve Your Profile” button, which is way nicer than saying “Hey, add your college”, etc. to your users.
Read the full story on TechCrunch here.