LinkedIn unveils India’s Top Voices of 2016

13 Dec,2016

By A Correspondent

 

LinkedIn, with 467 million members globally and 39 million in India, announced the LinkedIn Top Voices list for 2016. Of nearly three million unique writers on the platform, LinkedIn Top Voices list puts the spotlight on professionals that have emerged as top voices by publishing compelling content. These storytellers of the year are from industries such as advertising and marketing, media, financial services and others.

 

LinkedIn Top Voices list for 2016 identifies 15 popular writers including Prabhakar Mundkur, ‎Chief Mentor, HGS Interactive, Ester Martinez, CEO & Editor-in-Chief, People Matters and Subhash Chandra, a leading political consultant.

 

The LinkedIn Top Voices 2016 List – India:

Writers – Member List

1.   Prabhakar Mundkur

2.   Abhijit Bhaduri

3.   Ester Martinez

4.   Subhash Chandra

5.   Tamal Bandyopadhyay

6.   Prabal Basu Roy

7.   Procyon Mukherjee

8.   Purnima Menon

9.   Hari TN

10.   Roshni Dhal

11.   Jayashree Patnaik

12.   Vartika Kashyap

13.   Ritesh Kumar Singh

14.   Parag Kar

15.   Lakshmipathy Bhat

 

“LinkedIn Top Voices 2016 is our way of celebrating professionals who have developed an influential voice by investing in the exchange of knowledge, ideas and opinions. There are exciting times ahead for our members as they can leverage the opportunity to expand their knowledge and develop perspectives by following influential writers and honorees (influencers) to discover professionally-relevant local insights,” said Akshay Kothari, Country Manager and Head of Product, LinkedIn India.

 

The top voices list also features seven influencers as honorees, including  Narendra Modi, Shradha Sharma, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Vani Kola, Santosh Desai, Ravi Venkatesan andShashi Tharoor. The Top Voices 2016 also unveiled some interesting insights.

  • ‘India’ ranks first as discussion topic in 2016

○        The top content topic for 2016 was India, followed by management, branding, and advertising and marketing

  • Indians are reading as much as they are writing

○        On an average, Indian top writers garnered almost twice as many follows (96,000) compared to the global average (54,000)

○        Indian Honorees overtook their global counterparts by publishing on an average of 44 times this year while the global average stands at 36

  • Trending industries

○        Marketing and advertising was ranked as the number one industry followed by Information technology and services. In the third place was a mix that includes research, financial services and political organizations.

 

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