Chief Marketing & Communications Officer
Melissa (Mel) Selcher is LinkedIn’s Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, leading the team responsible for all of the company’s marketing, communications, and social impact work globally. She moved into the CMCO role after serving as LinkedIn’s Vice President of Brand Marketing, Corporate Communications, and Social Impact at LinkedIn, where she oversaw the company’s global brand evolution resulting in BrandZ naming LinkedIn one of the 10 fastest growing brands in the world in 2019.
Prior to LinkedIn, Melissa was the Chief Communications Officer at Cisco, overseeing all communications and investor relations globally. Earlier in her career, Mel held technology marketing and communications roles at Sun Microsystems, Matrix Semiconductor (acquired by SanDisk), Continental Airlines, and Trilogy Development Group. Mel earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Princeton University. In 2017, she was named one of PR News' Top Women in PR and was named one of AdAge’s Women to Watch in 2019. Mel serves as a Trustee of the Page Society, sits on the Board of Directors of LifeMoves (the leading provider of homeless services in Silicon Valley), and advises non-profits and startups including One Love, Pensando, and others. Mel lives in Burlingame, California with her husband and two children.