When Dreams Come True: I got a Job at @Linkedin

For the past 2 years and 4 months I have been doing what I love. I made the decision to work at InsideView because for the first time in my career a CEO to whom I had no connection told me to ‘follow my heart.’ I was hired to do something for InsideView that I had enormous passion for. I was given the opportunity to turn that passion into something amazing. In that time, I went from the social marketing guy into a public speaker, evangelist for social marketing,  thought leader for social selling and an inbound lead generator for the company. I was able to build an amazing team and manage the department that I helped build. I appreciate every opportunity InsideView has given me. Thank you!

I used to dream of a day when I would expand on my passions from InsideView, I also wondered if that was even possible.  Leaving wasn’t an easy decision to make, I feel a deep connection to InsideView and I appreciate the time I had with the company and especially the people

Dreams do come true and I am moving on to focus a whole lot of energy for LinkedIn to grow their social marketing groups. In the end, working for LinkedIn is an amazing opportunity and I’d be a fool to pass it up. Like I said, its a dream come true and I’m excited to start this next chapter. LinkedIn is the worlds largest professional social network and they just celebrated hitting a 200 Million member milestone. They have so much content that it’s going to be great to start leveraging it to engage the community for the Talent, Marketing and Sales Solutions. I believe that there is a whole ecosystem of members that want to be acknowledged and be a part of the larger voice. Business is a by-product of great engagement.

 

There is a lot of things happening at LinkedIn and it’s going to be great being part of it. Beside driving the social marketing for an enormous social media network like LinkedIn, I will be able to continue evangelizing in the world of social marketing and social selling. I can hardly contain myself. I have a hundred ideas and it’s going to be fun and rewarding to build them into reality.

It’s going to be awesome and I thank all of you for the support I have had during this process and in the future.

Stay tuned. This is going to be epic.

 

 

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton is a renowned expert in social selling. Some would say Koka Sexton is the reason social selling exists, he would say that social selling existed once the internet was created. A recognized expert in social selling that has produced revenue for B2B companies, Koka continues to make generating new business the focus of social media. Finding creative ways to plan, develop and execute content marketing campaigns that break through the noise and provide value to buyers in excess of what they expect. He is the founder of Social Selling Labs.

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