Brandon Jones, MBA

Brandon Jones is a technology executive with expertise in leading sales and operations functions for high-growth platforms. Currently, he serves as LinkedIn’s Head of North America Sales Development, overseeing its 130-person growth engine across its San Francisco, Chicago, and New York offices.

Previously, Mr. Jones headed Sales Development for Google Cloud across the Americas, a region driving 60 percent of global revenue. Before that, he led Product Operations for a portfolio of technologies within Google’s Advanced Technology & Products division, including its Virtual and Augmented Reality effort. Before Google, Mr. Jones accumulated nearly a decade of financial and operational experience at companies including Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Johnson & Johnson, and Mercer.

He sits on the corporate board of SCAN Health Plan, one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit Medicare Advantage plans, and serves on its Audit & Compliance and Governance committees. Mr. Jones also hosts the Series B Show podcast, which highlights influencers’ journeys across business and culture. He has featured guests ranging from Hall of Fame Baseball Player Reggie Jackson to Microsoft Chairman John Thompson.

Mr. Jones holds an MBA from Harvard University, and a BBA in Computer Systems from Howard University. He resides in Palo Alto, Calif., with his wife Charlotte and two children.