Expert technology speaker, former MD for LinkedIn Europe and angel investor Kevin Eyres is the founder of GreyBella and Bray Ventures. Predominantly based in the United States Kevin Eyres has worked prolifically in Europe, his understanding of social media, internet connectivity and his work as a technology speaker have led to a number of pioneering enterprises across Europe and have helped to link and shape the relationship between British and American online shopping and consumerism.
Formerly the European Managing Director of Linkedin and the Talent Champion for the Tech City investment group Kevin Eyres is has also worked across a number of charitable and non-profit organisations which also strive to strengthen and encourage social enterprises around the world. Currently acting as a technology speaker, board member and angel investor for organisations such as CDI Apps for Good, UK Trade and Investment and KIPP Bay Area Schools, Kevin Eyres works tirelessly to share his knowledge and insight of the world of internet technology and its potential for growth and connectivity with people around the world.
As well as working as an after dinner speaker and technology advisor Kevin Eyres has invested in a number of initiatives co-funded by the UK government, including acting as the Chair of Spoonfed Media and on the board of Advisors for Tech City UK. He has worked with three of Silicon Valley’s biggest international companies, acting as the European representative and General Manager of AltaVista, SideStep (now Kayak) as well as serving as the European MD for LinkedIn for several years. During his time at LinkedIn Kevin helped the companies then 14 million member base grow to over 100 million in more than eight countries, and helped in both the development and instigation of the companies’ European growth and strategy initiatives.
With more than two decades of experience working in technology and social media Kevin Eyres is a fascinating after dinner speaker, his presentations offer advice and insight into how to build and maintain a prosperous internet business and highlight the skills needed to be a successful leader and investor.