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Virginia Sharma

Director, Marketing Solutions, India

After 17 years in marketing, Virginia now leads Marketing Solutions business in India, with a focus on revenue growth. This role is the perfect intersection of marketing, technology and leadership and she is excited to bring her experience as a global marketer to the Indian market. She consumes content with fervor and has been blogging since 2009 on topics that she is passionate about, primarily marketing, technology and leadership.

Virginia has been a marketer all her life. Before this role, she was the Director, Marketing for LinkedIn APAC, where she designed and drove effective marketing campaigns to grow the LinkedIn Talent Solutions Business.

As part of the senior leadership team at LinkedIn India, Virginia’s focus is to help leading enterprises and marketers meaningfully engage with professionals on the LinkedIn platform, with relevant and valuable content. She leads a sales team who consult marketers and agencies create and execute high-impact content marketing campaigns.

Virginia started her career at IBM and held several marketing leadership positions across North America, APAC and India, including Vice President of Marketing and Communications for IBM India/South Asia. Before joining LinkedIn, she had to her credit 15 years of experience in the marketing industry and has won several awards including Asia’s Most Influential CMOs in 2015 by CMO Asia.

An alumnus of New York University, Virginia is a global marketer who brings extensive business and leadership experience to her role at LinkedIn.