Penry Price is the vice president of global sales for LinkedIn’s Marketing Solutions business. In this role he oversees the large global team responsible for building the strategic partnerships necessary to raise awareness of and drive revenue for the company and its customers. His deep knowledge and passion for the advertising ecosystem plays a significant role in the transformation of LinkedIn’s advertising business 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-day revenue and marketing operations. Prior to his tenure at Dstillery, he held many top sales positions at Google. There, he led the North American Sales and Account Management teams before leading business strategy and global partnerships with advertising agencies – a part of Google’s business that represented 30% of its global revenue. He ended his seven-year tenure at Google as Vice President of Global Agency Sales and Partnerships.
Penry spent his early career in a variety of sales and sales management roles at Wenner Media and Hachette Filipacchi.
Penry holds a Bachelor of Arts from Hobart College. In 2008, he was named to the AAF Advertising Hall of Achievement, which includes people who have demonstrated great 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 Board of Advisors of Outward Bound USA, and sits on the Board of Governors of dmg Media.