Ralf VonSosen

Ralf VonSosen

Head of Marketing, Sales Solutions, LinkedIn

Ralf VonSosen

Ralf is passionate about the ability of technology to enable more meaningful and productive relationships among professionals. He has been a pioneer in the area of social selling and continues to be not only an active evangelist for social selling, but instrumental in creating the next generation of social selling solutions with LinkedIn. 

As the head of marketing for LinkedIn Sales Solutions, Ralf has the opportunity to be a leader in defining the frontiers of social selling, while also working with individuals, teams, and entire companies in making social selling a scalable reality all over the world. Ralf has been involved in the CRM space, with an emphasis on sales and marketing, since the late 90s. His experience spans from industry giants such as Siebel (now Oracle) and SAP, to a series of smaller companies including MarketLive, and most recently InsideView. His roles have spanned the areas of Product Management, Product Marketing, Lead Generation, Business Development & Alliances, and Marketing Communications & Corporate Marketing with a focus in the SaaS space.


  • Thursday, September 18, 2014 2:45pm - 3:25pm

    Sales & Marketing, A New Partnership Fueled by Social Networks and Media

    • Ralf VonSosen, Head of Marketing, Sales Solutions, LinkedIn
    • Koka Sexton, Senior Manager, Social Marketing, Sales Solutions, LinkedIn
    • Tom Eggemeier, Chief Customer Officer & EVP Global Sales, Genesys
    • Meagen Eisenberg, Vice President – Demand Generation, DocuSign

    Ralston Ballroom

    Social networking and real-time access to connections, insights and information has changed the sales and marketing game. Marketing and sales silos are coming down in favour of new, collaborative buyer engagement. Sales and marketing teams that embrace social selling and work together at every stage of the buyers’ journey are being rewarded with stronger pipelines and greater revenue performance. This session defines the new rules of social marketing and selling—a partnership.

  • Thursday, September 18, 2014 4:30pm - 5:15pm

    Social Selling Lightning Sessions

    • Jill Rowley, Social Selling Evangelist
    • Ronan Keane, Digital and Social Marketing Expert, XO Communications
    • Jill Konrath, Author of AGILE SELLING, SNAP Selling & Selling to Big Companies
    • Ralf VonSosen, Head of Marketing, Sales Solutions, LinkedIn

    Grand Ballroom

    Wake up your sales and marketing potential as social selling evangelists and thought leaders join LinkedIn executives in three high-energy, information-packed sessions. These fifteen-minute, "Lightning Talks" give you actionable Social Selling tactics for Marketing, Sales Development and Sales Leadership. These fast moving sessions are high on impact, low on PowerPoint.