Head of Sales NEA, LinkedIn
Lanis Yarzab is the Head of Sales for NEA at LinkedIn who has a colourful background in sales and HR. Graduating from the University of Guelph with a BSC. in cognitive science, she started her career in Japan working at a global recruitment consultancy all the way up to the role of Director. After almost a decade of work at Robert Walters, she continued as a Managing Director for the Adecco Group.
In 2018, Yarzab joined LinkedIn as their Head of Sales for the SEA region before switching over to the NEA region to help her new team with recruiting and branding strategies. Besides her work at LinkedIn, Yarzab also works as a part time advisor for Enspan, an award-winning startup that specializes in tech supply chain.
In her spare time, Lanis leads Women@LinkedIn for Asia. She supports Dress For Success, a Singapore-based organization that empowers women to achieve economic independence. They provide job interview coaching, free work clothes, and career mentoring for those seeking help and advice. She previously sat on the board for Run for the Cure Foundation, a registered NPO with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government whose mission is to eradicate breast cancer in Japan through education, timely screening, and treatment.