Dipchand Nishar Highest paid Indian in LinkedIn
Date: Thursday , June 14, 2012
Dipchand Nishar, Senior Vice President of Products and User Experience at LinkedIn, is one of the top paid managers at LinkedIn. Prior to this Nishar was the Senior Director of Product Management, handling product development in the Asia-Pacific region. He left the organization in the year 2008 and joined LinkedIn as the vice president of product strategy.
Nishar’s salary package in the year 2010 was $230,000 and previous year it increased up to an amount of $282,500.Apart from this, the total compensation he received in the year 2011 was $3,905,250. Kay Luo, a spokesperson for the company said, “We wanted to find someone who knows how to build a large organization, but also has an entrepreneurial background.”
While joining the firm Nishar said, “LinkedIn continues to become more relevant as a communication and decision-making tool for professionals and businesses worldwide. I look forward to helping the innovation process at LinkedIn and bringing even more professional utility to LinkedIn members.” He holds three patents and was also honored with the Google Founders Award for his work on the Google Ads System Automation. He received his graduation from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and Master's of Science in Electrical Engineering from University of Illinois.