Tom Newman

Head of MENA, LinkedIn Learning Solutions

Tom is passionate about helping companies to transform by engaging and developing their employees through digital learning.

Based in Ireland, Tom leads the LinkedIn Learning Solutions business for Middle East. His teams are responsible for helping customers solve their most pressing talent development priorities by leveraging e-learning.

In his eight years at LinkedIn, Tom has led teams across Europe, Middle East, Africa and Emerging Markets regions. His journey saw LinkedIn grow from 300m to 750m members and from 4,000 to 16,000 employees as well as the acquisitions of and Glint and the acquisition of LinkedIn by Microsoft. This has given Tom a rich understanding of the Talent Ecosystem and LinkedIn’s increasingly broad and deep role within it.

Prior to LinkedIn, Tom spent seven years working for Michael Page, a FTSE250 Recruitment Consultancy.

He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Bristol in Chemistry & Law.”