Satya Nadella Reveals How Microsoft Will Integrate with LinkedIn

Today, Microsoft’s $26 billion acquisition of LinkedIn five months ago has closed. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella took to LinkedIn Pulse to explain how these two companies intend to integrate.

Nadella lists some immediate synergies:

  • LinkedIn identity and network in Microsoft Outlook and the Office suite
  • LinkedIn notifications within the Windows action center
  • Extending the reach of Sponsored Content across Microsoft properties
  • LinkedIn Learning available across the Office 365 and Windows ecosystem
  • Redefining social selling through the combination of Sales Navigator and Dynamics 365

“Our top priority is to accelerate LinkedIn’s growth, by adding value for every LinkedIn member,” Nadella says. “I am energized and optimistic for what we can achieve together and the journey ahead.”

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