Connecting with Jonathan Lister, LinkedIn Canada chief

Define meta? Jonathan Lister says he was recruited for LinkedIn Canada‘s first country manager post through the professional network itself.

It makes you wonder if his previous employer, Google Canada had found him by doing a search. Lister filled the role of country manager there before taking on his new role about two months ago. In a one-on-one interview with, he discusses his top priorities for his new job. That includes customized ways to help Canada’s small business community get more out of the social network, and creating a partner channel.

Related: Interview with Facebook’s new head of Canadian operations

Lister also discusses how he uses other social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook.

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Editorial director of IT World Canada. Covering technology as it applies to business users. Multiple COPA award winner and now judge. Paddles a canoe as much as possible.

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