Brian Church is currently country manager for Canada and head of sales solutions for North America at LinkedIn. A transformative sales and business leader, Brian has spent the last 14 yearsworking with the world’s largest technology firms. 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. As the head of Sales Solutions Brian is helping sales organizations at companies throughout North America transform their business through the social selling power of LinkedIn.
Previous to taking on his current role, Brian was responsible for launching the hiring solutions business for LinkedIn Canada, focused on helping Canadian companies identify and attract the best talent to their organizations.
Prior to 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.