- Over 15 years’ experience in virtual reality, distribution and acquisition
- 5 years of consulting in long term management level projects
- Over 5 years with Microsoft at a multinational level in a series of progressively senior roles covering business development and strategic partnerships
- 8 years in the publishing industry within business development and commercial roles leading business negotiations
Linda is an experienced business woman, knowledgable about emerging technologies and traditional media business. She offers a combination of strategic vision and management consulting skills to help assess and launch leading Global, European or local projects, create business plans, develop commercial partnership strategies and achieve revenue growth.
Linda graduated from Aston University with a Masters in Business & Commerce. She's currently the CEO of Spinview Global; a VR monetisation platform that allow businesses to host, manage and monetise virtual reality, virtual tours and other content marketing assets. At Spinview, she's responsible for initiating business partnerships with other companies, budgeting, generating business and driving profitability.
Previously, Linda was Head of Business Development for EMEA for Microsoft (Bing & MSN), a role that included helping launch Windows 8 platform applications and the new MSN service platform. This involved leading negotiations for deep commercial partnerships and content licensing agreements in multiple territories, and supporting the UK in their publisher negotiations.
From 2010 Linda was Director at Clear Media Consulting where she worked on long term projects for various companies in the publishing and media space including both start-ups and global organisations. She's also worked as a consultant to Outbrain, supporting them with UK partner strategy and product distribution. This included market review and partner identification, improving business performance and profitability.
Linda is available for comments, TV interviews, as a guest speaker at events or conferences and to write thought leading articles and comments.