Since joining LinkedIn, Tim has had three separate careers, founding the Media Sales team in APAC for Talent Solutions, transforming Sales Readiness to drive sales growth and now leading our Sales Solutions Key Account portfolio across APAC.
When Tim graduated from university, he joined a global consulting firm and founded a company on the side producing shows for festivals, and television and a new venture to host comedy content on an internet portal. As the dot-com bubble burst, he went to Europe where he joined a marketing company as a sales consultant and learned firsthand what it means to sell solutions, build relationships across global offices, and become a trusted business partner to customers.
When Tim headed back home to Australia to start a family, he joined an advertising agency as Senior Business Development Manager where he was responsible for identifying new markets, creating new value propositions, and pitching new business.
Tim became a thought leader in employer branding and a consultative partner to blue-chip companies across Australia, which eventually led him to his role at Linkedin.
A fun fact about Tim: In the late ’90s, Tim was part of a comedy troupe that spoofed boybands. One of the funniest things they did was dress up in their boyband personas, went to a shopping mall, and set up their posters on the stage. Before long they had a crowd of people around them assuming they were a real boyband and wanting autographs and photos