Mike Derezin helped launch LinkedIn’s Sales Solutions, the company’s offering for sales professionals and sales organizations. He is responsible for leading and scaling the global field sales and product consulting teams. Passionate about how social media has positively disrupted the way the world sells, Mike is an engaging speaker and thought-leader on social selling. Before his current role as Vice President of Sales Solutions, Mike led LinkedIn’s Global Pre-Sales and Research teams.
Mike is a lifelong entrepreneur, having founded several companies, including an emerging markets financial services company that was acquired by Thomson Reuters. In between entrepreneurial ventures, Mike advised Fortune 500 companies and private equity firms as a consultant at Bain & Co. Mike graduated from UC Berkeley with Phi Beta Kappa honors and holds an MBA from Stanford Business School.