William Sears

Group Product Manager, Growth - LinkedIn

William Sears, Group Product Manager, leads user acquisition and optimization for the Growth team at LinkedIn using SEO and other digital marketing channels.

He has direct experience in many facets of the Internet / digital media space, having led teams at a systems integrator, an e-commerce web applications developer, a web design firm, an Internet service provider, a search engine, a cutting-edge search marketing and content monetization startup, the world leader in entertainment (Disney), and now the top social network for professionals worldwide. He has deep and extensive experience with search marketing, SEO, and social media marketing. He is extremely data driven, and passionate about innovation.

He has personally led projects that have been spun out to form new companies (which then thrived and were acquired)—twice.