Narendra Modi and Priyanka Chopra feature in LinkedIn Power Profiles List of 2017

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and actress Priyanka Chopra have found a spot in the LinkedIn Power Profiles List of 2017.

Narendra Modi at the event. Image courtesy: Twitter @BJP4India

Narendra Modi at the event. Image courtesy: Twitter @BJP4India

Professional networking giant LinkedIn on 23 August announced its fourth edition of Power Profiles, a list of the most viewed LinkedIn profiles of professionals in India, read a statement.

Through the list, the network recognises 50 such professionals, who have successfully invested in building their professional brand on the platform.

Modi with his 2.2 million followers on the platform, is a third time return to the list.

Other influencers are Kailash Satyarthi, Founder of Kailash Satyarthi Children's Foundation, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, are new entries in the list.

Prabir Jha, global chief people officer, Cipla and Manu Kumar Jain, vice president and managing director, Xiaomi Technology, have returned to the list this year.

Akshay Kothari, country manager and head of product, LinkedIn India, said, "Our Power Profiles of 2017 have built a strong brand by sharing their diverse experiences and voicing their opinion on issues that matter to our members."

This news comes after Amazon and Flipkart topped in June in LinkedIn's 'Top companies' list for second year in a row. LinkedIn said the list is fueled by exclusive LinkedIn data, including job seeker reach, engagement, and retention. LinkedIn has around 500 plus million members.


Published Date: Aug 24, 2017 07:59 AM | Updated Date: Aug 24, 2017 07:59 AM