Virginia Sharma quits as Director of Marketing Solutions at LinkedIn India
Virginia Sharma has stepped down at Director of Marketing Solutions at LinkedIn India. She announced her exit on LinkedIn. She has been associated with the company for almost 6 years. Sharma confirmed in her post that she has moved into a new role which she will announce in May.
Sharma said, “This decision was largely driven by the strength of the business I have been part of over the last four years. LinkedIn India is one of the fastest growing markets in the world and our Marketing Solutions business is overachieving across segments. I am incredibly proud of and grateful to the team we have built during this time – people who are some of the best digital sales and marketing professionals in the industry, and I leave the business in great shape and in great hands.”
Virginia Sharma is a global business leader with more than 2 decades of experience in marketing. She started her career at IBM where she was associated for 15 years before she quit as Vice President, Marketing, Systems and Technology Group. She joined LinkedIn in June 2014 to lead their marketing team across APAC region.
She is the first Indian leader to become a Marketing Academy Fellow delivered by McKinsey and Co.
Sharma is based out of Gurgaon and is an alumnus of Indian School of Business, Stern School of Business, University of Virginia, and Georgetown University.