As the global director of agency and channel development at LinkedIn, Jann Martin Schwarz builds relationships with leading B2B marketers and technology partners to connect brands with professionals through the power of LinkedIn’s platform of over 500 million members globally. A thought leader and relationship builder who is at home at the intersection of Silicon Valley and Madison Avenue, he is passionate about envisioning and implementing new business and partnership models with some of the most talented teams across the global digital media and marketing multiverse. Before joining LinkedIn, Jann was senior vice president in charge of global client relationships at WPP’s Media Innovation Group, now a division of Xaxis/GroupM. He also spent several years in digital media strategy roles at the BBC Global News Division in London and New York. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School, and bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the London School of Economics.