Chuck Hester 

Linkedin power connector

Chuck Hester is a LinkedIn power connector with more than 15,000 direct connections and the author of Linking In to Pay it Forward: Changing the Value Proposition in Social Media He is an expert on using LinkedIn for media relations, personal and professional branding, and how to use social media to build business contacts. He’s spoken at conferences in Canada, Australia and the United States. The Chief Communications Officer at Big Think Innovation, he heads their digital marketing practice, helping clients tell their stories through influencer relations, old-fashioned PR strategies and hard work. He teaches LinkedIn Corporate Boot Camps that help businesses maximize their use of LinkedIn, find and retain customers and enhance their social media. You can find him on LinkedIn at