Josh Graff

Posts by Josh Graff

  • Why diversity in advertising matters to marketers

    August 9, 2016

    There’s a big difference between a working environment that has some diverse people in it and a working environment that actively celebrates diversity. Former Saatchi & Saatchi Chairman Kevin Roberts showed how little he understood that difference when he declared a week ago that the gender diversity debate in the advertising industry is “all over” and that...

  • We can’t just rely on Cannes to build advertising’s talent brand

    June 23, 2016

    As I write this post, advertisers and their agencies are gathered in the south of France for one of the great examples of industry-wide branding. The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is an opportunity to set the agenda for the year ahead and hand out the most coveted creative awards around – and it’s also the embodiment of how our industry wants...

  • 20 Million Thank Yous

    January 21, 2016

    I was humbled when I heard the story of British entrepreneur Jess Ratty. After being refused a bank loan for her camper van rental company, Jess turned to her LinkedIn network. From her base in a small, seaside village, Jess had access to a global community who shared their knowledge and experience to help her succeed, and she hasn’t looked back. LinkedIn was...

  • What will shape our professional lives in 2016?

    January 6, 2016

    Working at LinkedIn, I’m lucky enough to have a front-row seat as the worlds of sales, marketing and talent come together to reshape...

  • Lessons from LinkedIn’s Most Engaged Marketers

    December 3, 2015

    Today, we reveal the UK’s 10 Most Engaged Marketers, our annual ranking of those making the best use of LinkedIn to build their...

  • Data-led creativity: the key lessons from Cannes

    June 29, 2015

    It’s amazing what a difference a year makes. At the Cannes Lions festival 12 months ago, plenty of people still saw data as the enemy...