Kevin Eyres

Former Managing Director Europe for LinkedIn

Kevin Eyres is the former Managing Director of Linkedin Europe and Talent Champion for the Tech City Investment Organisation. At LinkedIn he led their highly successful European growth strategy. He is the founder of GreyBella Ventures and board director of several companies.

"Kevin ranked 22nd in Wired Magazine's "The Wired 100" in 2010"

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Topics

  • Innovation and Growth (The story of LinkedIn and Hyper-growth, from my Spare Bedroom in my London Flat to the IPO)
  • Hyper-Growth and Transformation (Company and Personal Insights into Culture)
  • Leadership of Innovation
  • The Emotional Side of Leadership

Languages

He presents in English.

How he presents

His high content presentations and excellent rhetoric skills make Kevin Eyres a highly sought-after speaker at prestigious conferences around the globe.

In Detail

Kevin has been responsible for the International operations of three Silicon Valley companies since arriving in Europe in 2000. He was the General Manager of AltaVista International spanning 14 countries. He joined SideStep, now Kayak, as MD in 2005 and in 2007 was appointed MD for LinkedIn. Both times Kevin joined the companies as their first employee outside the US. At LinkedIn, Kevin helped the then 14 million member base grow to over 100 million by April 2011. Kevin was instrumental in leading, developing and delivering LinkedIn's international strategy and growth initiatives and under his leadership LinkedIn expanded into 8 countries.

WHAT he OFFERS YOU

In his presentations, Kevin extols the virtues of working together to achieve big goals. Well versed in multi-cultural companies doing business throughout Europe and Asia, his speech themes include Innovation and Growth, Leadership of Innovation and Hyper-growth and Transformation in the digital age.

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