Wade Burgess

Executive Vice President, Sales - Americas Automation Anywhere

Wade Burgess serves as the EVP of Sales for the Americas with Automation

Anywhere, a position to which he was named in January 2019. The company is a

leader in Robotic Process Automation (RPA), the platform on which more

organizations build world-class Intelligent Digital Workforces. Prior to his current

role, Burgess served as the CEO of Shiftgig, a HR startup company based in

Chicago, Illinois. Prior to this, he was Vice President of Talent Solutions at

LinkedIn Corporation, which was acquired by Microsoft Corporation in December

2016. Previously, he was Head of North America Sales, Talent Solutions, for the

company. He was responsible for LinkedIn's Talent Solutions field sales

organization in North America. Burgess joined LinkedIn in March 2008 as Territory Manager, handling LinkedIn Corporate Solutions

sales in a territory covering Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Nebraska and central Canada.

Just three months later, in June 2008, he was promoted to Senior Manager, Mid-Market, only to be elevated again in November 2008,

this time to Director of Sales, Central Region. He continued to work his way up the ranks, overseeing sales in the United Kingdom and

Northern Europe, before assuming his present position in April 2012. Burgess began his career in 1999 as a Business Developer with

Lighthouse Solutions, where he provided custom Internet services to businesses. He later held various IT and sales positions at IP

Revolution, New Horizons Computer Learning Center, RemitPro and Mandolfo Associations. Just before he joined LinkedIn Burgess

spent nearly three years as Vice President of Sales for OurTech Solutions, a Managed Service Provider (MSP) for the SMB marketspace.

On the side, Burgess runs his own coaching consultancy, Burgess Development.

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