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Mr. Luke McKend

Head of Growth Markets and Head of Government Sector EMEA LATAM, Linkedin

Luke has been building businesses in the digital space for the last 20 years. He has had roles at successful European start-ups, as Country Manager for Google in South Africa, and most recently holds a position at Linkedin, responsible for their Public Sector and emerging market business in EMEA and Latin America. He was educated in South Africa and has a degree in English and Philosophy from Stellenbosch University. He is also on the board of the largest Insurance Aggregator in Africa and has a keen interest in the developing start-up ecosystem on the continent. He is based in Dublin with his wife and 16 year old daughter