607: What It’s Like to Head Business Development at LinkedIn With Scott Roberts, LinkedIn [Main Time4Coffee Episode]
Scott Roberts is the Vice President and Head of Business Development at LinkedIn. When he joined the company in 2007 it was still operating like a start-up with about 100 employees. Since then LinkedIn has grown to 15,000 employees and from 13 million members to over 700 million. Scott’s role..
“The transformation of LinkedIn from a static place where you would simply just create your profile and then create connections and relationships with people, now has so many other dimensions to it.”
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“The tools at the disposal of young professionals is incredible. But I think you need to be really careful and thoughtful as well … The point here is being thoughtful about how you present yourself and stepping in the shoes of a viewer.”
Start-Ups, Strategic Partnerships, Business Development