Akshay Kothari
Country Manager and Head of Product, India LinkedIn

Akshay Kothari is the Country Manager of LinkedIn India.

Before his current role, Akshay was LinkedIn’s Principal Product Manager at the company’s global headquarters in Mountain View, California. He joined LinkedIn in 2013 when Pulse, the company he co-founded and was CEO of for almost 3 years, was acquired by LinkedIn. Since then, Akshay has successfully led several major product and content initiatives, including making Pulse one of the fastest-growing consumer products on LinkedIn, and boosting the number of members publishing on LinkedIn from 1,000 to nearly 2 million in the last two years.

Akshay holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University and a Master of Science degree from Stanford University. Akshay also serves on the Advisory Board of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Purdue University.

Akshay is based at the Technology Centre in Bengaluru and will also lead LinkedIn’s product initiatives in India.