Penry Price is the vice president of global sales for LinkedIn’s Marketing Solutionsbusiness. In this role he oversees the large global team responsible for building thestrategic partnerships necessary to raise awareness of and drive revenue for thecompany and its customers. His deep knowledge and passion for the advertisingecosystem plays a significant role in the transformation of LinkedIn’s advertisingbusiness as it evolves into a content marketing platform for brands.
Penry joined LinkedIn from Dstillery (formerly Media6Degrees), where as President,he provided direction for the ad tech firm’s partnerships and managed day-to-dayrevenue and marketing operations. Prior to his tenure at Dstillery, he held many topsales positions at Google. There, he led the North American Sales and AccountManagement teams before leading business strategy and global partnerships withadvertising agencies – a part of Google’s business that represented 30% of its globalrevenue. He ended his seven-year tenure at Google as Vice President of GlobalAgency Sales and Partnerships.
Penry spent his early career in a variety of sales and sales management roles atWenner Media and Hachette Filipacchi.
Penry holds a Bachelor of Arts from Hobart College. In 2008, he was named to theAAF Advertising Hall of Achievement, which includes people who have demonstratedgreat leadership in the industry. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Church& Dwight (NYSE:CHD) and the Board of Directors of Dstillery. He is also on the Boardof Advisors of Outward Bound USA, and sits on the Board of Governors of dmg Media.