William Blackmon is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for LinkMeIn based in Raleigh, NC. LinkMeIn is a consulting and training company centered on helping companies and individuals leverage the power of Social Media. William started leading LinkMeIn in 2009 with a vision and purpose of helping people use Social Media to enrich their lives by leveraging the power of a connected community. His passion for empowering professionals through education and helping businesses develop and implement a social media strategy, has earned him the reputation as a leading authority on Social Media in the region.
William has trained over 2500 professionals across a wide range of industries to leverage the power of LinkedIn to build and strengthen a brand, find new opportunities, and to connect customers and talent. William has been featured on WRAL-TV, My Carolina Today, “Art of Potential” on WCHL radio, and many other community and social media venues. As a recognized expert, William has had multiple speaking engagements at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, Meredith College School of Business MBA Program, and regularly lectures at Wake Tech Community College.