Gary Fearnall

Director of Marketing Solutions,
LinkedIn

Toronto, ON, Canada
@gfearnall

Gary Fearnall is Director of Global Marketing Solutions at LinkedIn Canada. The Canadian Marketing Solutions team works with marketers and advertising agencies to connect them with LinkedIn’s audience of thought leaders and decision makers within Canada and across the world.

Gary has been fortunate to have worked in general management, sales leadership and business development for Canada’s leading media companies, including Rogers Communications, The Globe and Mail, CTV and Cineplex Entertainment.

During his media career Gary has been responsible for developing innovative advertising programs to deliver value to advertisers and marketers across numerous industries including packaged goods, financial, automotive, technology and retail. Some of the most significant achievements of Gary’s career include his involvement in the launch of PointCast Canada, Globefund.com and Globeinvestor.com, plus the redevelopment of high profile properties including the Rogers Radio news sites such as 680news.com, and more recently Cineplex.com.

In 2000 Gary was elected as President of the Interactive Advertising Bureau Canada and served on the Board of Directors for several years. Most recently he has been a member of the IAB Emerging Platforms Council.
Gary is an Honours BA (Urban Geography) graduate of the University of Western Ontario and completed the Canadian Association of Advertising Professionals diploma in 1992.

LinkedIn connects the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful. With more than 187 million members worldwide, including 6 million in Canada, LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network on the Internet.