linkedFA Appoints Richard Joyce Chairman of the Board

linkedFA, a social networking site specifically for financial professionals, announced today that Richard Joyce will become Chairman of the Board.  

Joyce will lead the executive team as it executes its 2011 global growth strategy, the company said in a press release.   

As the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Joyce will be responsible for building and managing the Board of Directors and linkedFA Advisory Panels. He will leverage those resources to formulate a financing and product development strategy.  As part of the global team, Joyce will be based in the UK. 

He has held several executive roles in the communications industry and is an advocate of leveraging social media within the financial industry. Joyce was most recently Chairman of WIN (Wireless Information Network Ltd), a mobile data services company, from 2000 until 2009.  He also spent 13 years at 3Com Corp, as SVP of Worldwide Sales, and SVP of the Remote Access Products Division. Additionally, he was a member of the Worldwide Executive Committee for seven years.