Jake Thomas joined Snapchat in Feb 2017, as Head of Agency, for the Middle East and North African. Based in Dubai, he is responsible for scaling Snapchat's relationships with holding group agencies across the region. Previous to Snapchat, Jake spent over 5yrs with LinkedIn. Moving to Dubai in 2012, to established and build LinkedIn’s Marketing Solutions business across MENA. He began his media career, at leading UK media company, The Telegraph Media Group. Jake is passionate about the growth of digital in MENA and helping brands tap into MENA’s young, diverse and mobile first audience.