Microsoft has experienced its best year under the leadership of Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft. Microsoft collected $23 billion in revenues this year and made several acquisitions. This strong financial growth under Nadya’s command and has helped Nadya earn a 29% rise in his salary package. It was revealed that Microsoft is going to use LinkedIn’s performance as the key factor to evaluate how much Nadella along with other top executives in the corporation will be paid. This stress upon Linkedin alone shows the importance of LinkedIn to Microsoft. Linkedin was acquired by Microsoft in 2016 by paying $27 billion. Now Microsoft seeks new avenues towards growth outside of its basic IT business through LinkedIn. Read more at TechGiG.