LinkedIn has announced its 2016 Power Profiles for Australia, with a host of technology entrepreneurs and leaders making the top list.
As the world’s largest professional network with over 450 million members globally, including over eight million in Australia, Power Profiles is a list of the most viewed professionals on LinkedIn in 2016, spanning CEOs, Internet, Tech Start-ups, Marketing & Advertising, Human Resources and Sports.
Specific to the technology leaders in Australia, Telstra CEO, Andy Penn, Kogan founder and CEO, Ruslan Kogan and Deloitte Australia CEO, Cindy Hook, topped the CEO list.
Spanning the Internet category, Atlassian founder and owner, Scott Farquhar, came out as a popular choice, alongside Freelancer.com CEO, Matt Barrie; Internet Australia CEO, Laurie Patton and Dropbox A/NZ managing director, Charlie Wood.
Also on the list was SurveyMonkey managing director, Tony Ward; Menulog managing director, Alistair Venn; Vaniday Australia co-founder and CEO, Alexandre Meyer and serial entrepreneur Richard Webb.
“Investing in your personal brand helps grow your business brand,” LinkedIn managing director of Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia, Cliff Rosenberg, said.
“These Power Profiles are spending time nurturing their professional network by sharing insights and their perspective on areas that they are passionate about.”
Meanwhile, the most viewed profiles in the Tech Start-up category included Redbubble CEO, Martin Hosking; SitePoint co-founder, Mark Harbottle; Tyro Payments Limited CEO, Jost Stollmann; Prospa joint CEO, Beau Bertoli and Fishburners general manager, Murray Hurps.