Melissa Selcher (LinkedIn) | Marketing for an Indispensable Brand


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Melissa Selcher is the SVP and Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at LinkedIn. Founded by Reid Hoffman 19 years ago, LinkedIn is a professional network company that was acquired by Microsoft in 2016 for $26 billion. LinkedIn now does more than $10 billion in revenue and has made itself an indispensable company for those looking for jobs and those hiring.

Melissa has been at LinkedIn for over 6 years and has been their CMCO for over 2 years. She has held roles at SanDisk, Sun Microsystems and Cisco. Melissa is a Princeton grad and has an MBA from the Haas School of Business at Berkeley.

Talking from the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, Melissa tells Jim about what she's learned at Cannes and how her curiosity has helped her. She explains how an indispensable company like LinkedIn can never rest upon their laurels when it comes to marketing.

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