8:30 AM 9:00 AM

Registration and Breakfast

9:00 AM 9:15 AM


Dylan Sharkey - Head of Sales Solutions MENA, LinkedIn Sales Solutions

Dylan Sharkey is Head of LinkedIn’s Sales Solutions business for the Middle East and North Africa.

Dylan has been at LinkedIn for 5 years both in Dubai and our EMEA HQ in Dublin. During this time he was promoted through sales roles of increasing seniority before taking on the MENA leadership role. Dylan was one of the founding members of LinkedIn in the region, helping us grow from 3 Dubai employees in 2012 to over 100 in 2016 and growing the LinkedIn MENA membership base from 4 million to over 20 Million over the same period.

Prior to joining LinkedIn, Dylan held an Irish Government posting at the Dubai offices of Enterprise Ireland (the Commercial division of the Irish Embassy in UAE) and has been a successful entrepreneur. Dylan holds an Honours Degree in International Relations & International Business from Trinity College Dublin and has lived in Dubai Marina with his wife for the past three years.

9:15 AM 9:45 AM

Hanging On By A Thread

Liam Halpin - Head of Sales Solutions EMEA, LinkedIn

In the face of today's uncertain economic climate, sales and marketing leaders are faced with the question: is uncertainty an obstacle to growth or can it be an advantage? Join Liam as he presents a framework for business leaders to think about how they can use uncertainty to their benefit.

9:45 AM 10:15 AM

Succeeding with Social Selling

10:15 AM 10:30 AM

Morning Break

10:30 AM 11:00 AM

The Future of Social Selling With Sales Navigator

Kevin Ryan - Head of Marketing, EMEA, LinkedIn Sales Solutions

Uncertainty calls for a new set of tools that allow for unprecedented agility. Tools that allow for real-time visibility into the changes that affect the future of your business, that allow you to nurture and build multiple lasting customer relationships and eliminate single points of failure for your business. Learn the future of Sales Navigator and how it allows sales organisations to navigate uncertainty in their businesses.

11:00 AM 11:30 AM

Customer Panel

Stuart Waddell - General Manager of Tafawuq Group of Companies
Radwa Hassan - Marketing Manager, Hitachi Data Systems
Ali Zeeshan - Digital Marketing Manager, Informa Middle East
James Spence - AVP, Globaleye
Fadle Saad - Country Manager, HP
Nada Khan - Territory Manager, MENA, LinkedIn Sales Solutions

Hear from your peers in Sales and Marketing leadership roles as they share real world social selling best practices learned at their own companies.

11:30 AM 11:40 AM

Closing Remarks

Dylan Sharkey - Head of Sales Solutions MENA, LinkedIn Sales Solutions

11:40 AM Onwards

Refreshments and Network Session