Adam Hawkins is Head of Search & Staffing at LinkedIn in EMEA. With two decades of recruitment industry experience, he is a trusted advisor to leading recruitment and executive search firms across the globe. His team partners with recruiters to arm them with unique data, insights and talent trends from LinkedIn’s 722+ million members globally to help them find the best talent for their clients quickly. With recruiters playing an integral role in powering businesses and the economy, his team is proud to partner with them to help connect people to opportunity and build career confidence. Prior to LinkedIn, Adam spent over 18 years at The Adecco Group in numerous senior leadership and executive board member roles. He worked and lived abroad for 10 of those years where he gained unique exposure to many of the global staffing markets and associated business models. Outside of work, Adam supports as an advisor to a number of industry-related ventures and is an active mentor to entrepreneurs from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds.