Anna Baird

Start Up Advisor, Former LinkedIn Global Client Executive, London, UK

Anna Baird is an accomplished digital brand leader drawing on her customer experience consulting and technology background. Former Leader for a portfolio of the largest global Professional Service clients at LinkedIn, Anna’s extended team globally served 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.

Gaining traction and notoriety around her startup advisory work, Anna has been featured Alumna for PwC, has sat on panels like the recent YFood Genius Panel, as well as other speaking engagements for her Professional Service clients and Non-Profit Committees including her recent keynote at the CodeFirstGirlsUK Conference in November 2017. Anna’s mission is to help shape the way people and companies go to market and successfully drive growth and opportunity. Dedicated Advisor to inploi, Anna guides the team on revenue generation and partnership development opportunities. Involved in startup advisory since arriving in London, Anna continues to apply her knowledge of brand strategy to next wave businesses evolving the way we live and work. She shares her experience in her recent posts Soup for the UK Soul: My Startup Speed-Dating Experience.