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Sharon McCooey

Sharon McCooey

 Head of Linkedin Ireland and Senior Director of International operations

Sharon, joined Linkedin in 2010 as one of the founding employees in Dublin, grew the teams from 3 to over 1,000 in the intervening 6 years.

Prior to Linkedin, Sharon was general manager and SSC Director at Business Objects.

She was at Siebel Systems (acquired by Oracle) as director of accounting for EMEA and at Informix Software.

Sharon served on the board of directors for the American Chamber of Commerce in Ireland until 2016.

Holds a bachelor of commerce degree from UCD and is a qualified accountant.