Back to Mobile View
Subscribe to the CrunchBase Daily for the latest on Fundings, Acquisitions, and Startup Events

General Information

Twitter@mrinaldesai

Degrees

Birla Institute of Technology in India, BS
Industrial Engineering
Monterey Institute of International Studies, MBA

Companies

Vice President, Sales and Business Development
Business Development Manager

Web Presences

Tags

Mrinal Desai

Mrinal is with our sales and business development team.

Prior to this, he was at LinkedIn, one of the first social networking companies on the Internet. At LinkedIn, the world’s largest and most effective business network, he helped grow the user base from 1.5M users to 6.5M in less than 2 years.

Apart from that, Mrinal was responsible for initiating and nurturing partner relationships for the company, in addition to new business development. He successfully packaged, launched and drove adoption of LinkedIn’s first premium products - Job Listings and Premium Accounts - into the leading Fortune 500 companies like Google, ebay, Vivendi Universal, Expedia and The Standard Insurance to name a few.

He also created the first customer advocacy group within LinkedIn to promote user feedback and managed all customer relationships. In the past he has sold and marketed enterprise solutions and managed partners like Silicon Graphics, EADS Matra Datavision, HP, Alias and EDS while at a subsidiary of the $20 Billion TATA conglomerate based in India.

He holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology in India and an MBA from the Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey, California and yes - he loves people!

Recent Milestones

  • Check
    Mrinal Desai added a position as Business Development Manager at LinkedIn.
    Posted 3/31/09 at 3:17am
  • Check
    Mrinal Desai added a position as Vice President, Sales and Business Development at CrossLoop.
    Posted 12/3/07 at 8:33am

Videos

Sources

Edit This Page
Last Edited 9/22/13

Revision History RSS Picture

Sharing

Share this page on Twitter or Facebook:
Or copy this code to embed a widget: customize ยป

TechCrunch Posts TechCrunch Logo Small Picture

External Links

CrunchBase API

Sponsors



Become a Sponsor
Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Licensing Policy