Wednesday, September 17, 2014 1:00pm - 1:10pm
Welcome and Thank You
- Brian Church, Head of Sales Solutions North America, LinkedIn
Brian Church is currently head of sales solutions for North America and country manager for Canada at LinkedIn. A transformative sales and business leader, Brian has spent the last 15 years working with the world’s largest technology firms. As head of Sales Solutions, Brian is helping sales teams at companies throughout North America transform their business through the social selling power of LinkedIn. In his role as country manager, Brian leads Canadian operations for the world’s largest online professional network and is responsible for increasing awareness, adoption and advocacy of LinkedIn with a focus on driving revenue, strategic partnerships and member growth and engagement.
Previous to taking on his current role, Brian was director of Hiring Solutions for LinkedIn Canada, focused on helping Canadian companies identify and attract the best talent to their organizations.
Prior to joining LinkedIn, Brian managed enterprise sales for Google, where he focused on the development, awareness and expansion of the Google Apps for Business platform into the Canadian market. Through driving the Canadian organization’s expansion from market strategy, resource deployment and customer acquisition he achieved substantial year over year business grow across all lines of business.
Before joining Google, Brian held sales and management positions with SAP and Oracle where he was engaged in successfully bringing about change in organizations from insurance to healthcare. Brian holds a Bachelor of Administrative Studies from York University with a specialization in marketing.