Linda Apsley

Board Observer and Special Advisor


Linda is on the forefront of Big Data in the media industry. Her team is engineering and running a new big data platform for Time Inc. The platform combines first, second and third-party data to enable data-driven advertising and consumer marketing. Advertising applications and customer relationship management technology are also under her leadership. She specializes in delivering large complex software solutions and engineering architecture of back-end systems. Linda spent 18 months at Amazon delivering customer financial ledger solutions at high scale and 16 years at Microsoft in Technical Program Management leadership roles. Linda has 5 patents pending, and has successfully launched over 19 software products including multiple versions of Microsoft Windows, Xbox and Office 365. She is on the board of the Institute for Social Responsibility and is a frequent speaker at women’s leadership events.