Linda Cai

VP, Advisor to the GTO


Linda is a leadership author, talent advisor and business transformation expert. She has 25 years of experience in developing workforce skills and organizational capabilities to successfully deliver large scale change with a specific focus on culture, leadership and ethics. Her experience spans across Asia, UK and US in a number of senior leadership roles within Fortune 200 and FSTE 10 companies, including Aon, HSBC, Diageo and State Farm. Most recently she was the VP of Talent Development at Linkedin, the largest professional network that has over a billion members and 20,000 teammates.Linda is a well-established author and influencer on continuous education and society wide workforce issues. She currently serves on a number of advisory boards that dedicate to cross industry ESG initiatives around financial inclusion and economic empowerment. A global citizen, Linda is based in Chicago and enjoys spending time with her multi-cultural family when not working. She is a fan of Great British Bake Off, pilates and Zen-based meditation practices.