We all are addicted to Social Media, and now we have come to a level where we not only use this medium to connect with our loved ones, but also to get information, follow celebrities, grasp news on the go, etc. A trend which has been in uprising is getting inspiration out of social media, making views, and following certain beliefs. Adding fuel to this uprising via most widely used professional’s platform are people known as LinkedIn Influencers. These influencers are playing a pivotal role in making public opinion, starting a social movement, garnering support for causes, etc. by their influential write-ups on the professional networking platform, LinkedIn.
Here we bring you a list of LinkedIn influencers, who have solidified their positions by creating waves amongst their millions of followers.
|Arianna Huffington – Founder and CEO at Thrive Global||A Greek-American author and syndicated columnist. She is best known for her news website The Huffington Post.|
|Richard Branson – Founder, Virgin Group||He’s launched 400 companies, and doesn’t believe in a separation between work and life.|
|Bill Gates – Co-chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation||He’s taking on the world’s biggest issues, and sharing what he’s learning from Warren Buffett.|
|Sallie Krawcheck – CEO and co-founder, Ellevest||She’s one of the most-powerful executives in finance, and her advice is always worth reading.|
|Guy Kawasaki – Chief evangelist + keynote speaker||An American marketing specialist, author, and Silicon Valley venture capitalist. He was one of the Apple employees originally responsible for marketing their Macintosh computer line in 1984.|
|Deepak Chopra – Founder, Chopra Foundation||An American author, public speaker, alternative medicine advocate, and a prominent figure in the New Age movement. Through his books and videos, he has become one of the best-known and wealthiest figures in alternative medicine.|
|Gretchen Rubin – Bestselling writer about habits and happiness at gretchenrubin.com||An American author, blogger and speaker. She is the author of several books, including the blockbuster New York Times bestsellers, Better Than Before, The Happiness Project and Happier at Home.|
|Jack Welch – Executive Chairman, The Jack Welch Management Institute||An American retired business executive, author, and chemical engineer. He was chairman and CEO of General Electric between 1981 and 2001. During his tenure at GE, the company’s value rose 4,000%.|
This is not an exhaustive list, still it is good to start with. We are sure that once you begin following these individuals you’ll surely learn something new, something different.