Anna Baird
Global Client Executive, LinkedIn
London, UK

Anna Baird leads a portfolio of the largest global Professional Service clients at LinkedIn. With over a decade of experience in CRM technologies and customer experience consulting, Anna’s extended team in EMEA(I) serves clients across LinkedIn’s commercial lines of business for talent, sales, marketing and learning.

Active in a number of Diversity and Inclusion initiatives, Anna is an advocate for the UN’s HeForShe commitment and championing Executives who lead with diversity of thought. Anna has recently joined the Women at LinkedIn Leadership Board as well as the London Chapter of Junior League. In past Anna was an Ontario Chapter Board Member for the Children’s Wish Foundation, a leader for Junior Achievement and has been honoured with a Gold Award from the Duke of Edinburgh Program.

Recently taking on a formal Advisor role with inploi, Anna is helping the team plan for revenue generation and partnership development opportunities. Involved in startup advisory since arriving in London, Anna continues to apply her knowledge of brand impact to next wave businesses evolving the way we live and work. She shares her experience in her recent post Soup for the UK Soul: My Startup Speed-Dating Experience.  Anna’s series of posts are planned to include 7 more business reviews across 2017.