LinkedIn announced his year’s most viewed professionals on LinkedIn in India. This is the fifth edition for India and Linkedin has highlighted 73 professionals across 8 categories like Influencers, CEOs, Technology, Marketing & Advertising, Internet, Human Resources, Finance & Social Impact. 

So without wasting any more time lets go through the list of Linkedin power profile category wise.

Linkedin most viewed profile 2018

Influencers

#1 Narender Modi

Yes, our Prime Minister is on the list.

#2 Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra is an actor, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. She is the recipient of numerous Best Actress awards from institutions like Filmfare, IIFA, Screen, as well as the National Award for Best Actress. She is the first Indian actress to headline the lead role in a mainstream US television show – the FBI Thriller Quantico. Priyanka Chopra is among Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People this year and has been conferred the Padma Shri, India’s 4th highest civilian honour.

#3 Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

A pioneer of the biotechnology industry in India and the head of the country’s leading biotechnology enterprise, Biocon, Ms Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw is a highly respected businesswoman. Ms Mazumdar-Shaw, a first generation entrepreneur, has made her country proud with a globally recognized biopharmaceutical enterprise that is committed to innovation and affordability in delivering world-class therapeutics to patients globally.

#4 Vani Kola

Vani Kola co-founded IUVP, now Kalaari Advisors in 2006 to create an early-stage venture ecosystem in India. Having been a successful entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, Vani now works with first-time entrepreneurs to build strong global companies. She focuses on technology companies, leveraging India’s domestic growth to create high growth enterprises. To date, Kalaari Capital has funded more than 50 companies in India.

#5 Kailash Satyarthi

Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi has been at the forefront of the global movement to end child slavery and exploitative child labour since 1980. Child labour is a human rights issue that has staggering effects on poverty, illiteracy and humanity. Mr Satyarthi and the grassroots movement founded by him, Bachpan Bachao Andolan (Save the Childhood Movement), have liberated more than 85,000 children from exploitation and developed a successful model for their education and rehabilitation.

#6 Ravi Venkatesan

Author of bestseller “Conquering the Chaos– Win In India, Win Everywhere” published 2013 by Harvard Business Review. Former Chairman of Bank of Baroda. Board Member at Rockefeller Foundation. Founder of Social Venture Partners India, a pan-India network of engaged philanthropists. Partner at Unitus Ventures. Former Chairman of Microsoft India and Cummins India. Former Board member and Co-Chairman of Infosys Ltd., and also served on the Boards of AB Volvo, Thermax Ltd. and Harvard Business School.

#7 Kunal Bahl

Kunal Bahl is CEO and Co-Founder of one of the biggest e commerce website Snapdeal. Kunal is focused on innovation in consumer products/technologies/marketing services. In addition to entrepreneurial roles, experiences in the US include Product Management/Business Development in Emerging Markets for Microsoft and Consulting at Deloitte.

#8 Shradha Sharma

Shradha Sharma founded YourStory in 2008, with the aim of championing the untold stories of entrepreneurship in India. The subsequent years have been a roller-coaster of highs and lows, success, and failures. But with every new entrepreneur yourstory profile and every new story.

#9 Ronnie Screwvala

Screwvala founded UTV in the early days when Media and Entertainment was
not a sector or industry and over the period grew it into a media conglomerate spanning a leading movie studio that created over 70 movie titles, won 350 Awards and another 20 National Awards

#10 Santosh Desai

One of India’s best-known social commentators and advertising and marketing professionals, Santosh Desai is a columnist with several prominent publications. He writes extensively on media, popular culture, consumer markets and everyday life. He heads Future Brands, branding services and consulting company, and was earlier the president of McCann Erickson India. Desai is a graduate in economics, and a postgraduate in management from IIM, Ahmedabad.

CEOs

#1 Rekha M Menon

Rekha M. Menon is the Chairman and Senior Managing Director at Accenture in India. In this role, she is responsible for building Accenture’s business, strengthening Accenture’s position in our communities, and enhancing the profile of Accenture in India. She oversees the integration of Accenture’s overall growth strategy with our long-term vision for the country.

#2 Manu Kumar Jain

Vice President, Xiaomi and Managing Director for Xiaomi India. Ex Co-founder and MD of Jabong.com.

#3 Nisaba Godrej

Nisaba is the Executive Chairperson of Godrej Consumer Products. She has been a key architect of GCPL’s strategy and transformation in the last decade. In 2007, she initiated and led Project Leapfrog, which created a playbook for GCPL to accelerate domestic organic growth through innovation and consolidation, and to become a more global company by investing in emerging markets outside of India.

#4 Anant Maheshwari

Anant Maheshwari is the President of Microsoft India.

#5 Binny Bansal

Binny is the Co-founder & CEO at Flipkart Group

#6 Ananth Narayanan

Ananth Narayanan is the Chief Executive Officer at Myntra, the country’s largest online platform for fashion and lifestyle products. He leads the team with a dedicated mission to disrupt and transform the way fashion is sold and consumed in the country.

#7 CP Gurnani

CP Gurnani is the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Tech Mahindra. He is an accomplished business leader with extensive experience in international business development, start-ups and turnarounds, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, CP led Tech Mahindra’s transformation journey, and one of the biggest turnarounds of Indian Corporate History – the acquisition and merger of Satyam.

#8 Janne Einola

Janne Einola is the CEO – Country Manager at H&M India.

#9 Sanjiv Mehta

Sanjiv Mehta is the Chairman and Managing Director, Hindustan Unilever Limited; Executive Vice President, Unilever South Asia. He is a specialist in Leadership Development, Building Organizational Capabilities, Growing & Developing Nascent Categories, Building Brands, Customer Marketing & Customer Development.

Technology

#1 Debjani Ghosh

Debjani Ghosh is the 5th President of The National Association of Software & Services Companies (NASSCOM), who took office on the 2nd of April 2018. She is a Debjani Ghosh is the 5th President of The National Association of Software & Services Companies (NASSCOM), who took office on the 2nd of April 2018.

#2 Anant Gupta

Anant Gupta is Founder Chairman & CEO, TECHCELX and former CEO of HCL Technologies. Anant Gupta is an Industry veteran and a globally celebrated CEO. He is widely recognized as a visionary Technologist who was one of the founders of Comnet, India’s most successful technology startups in recent times.

#3 Girish Mathrubootham

Girish is the Founder & CEO at Freshworks Inc. (formerly Freshdesk). He is a Entrepreneur, Product Manager, Customer Support Manager & Marketer – passionate about customer support

#4 Amitabh Ray

As Managing Director Ericsson Global Services India and Head of Global Services Center India, currently I am managing operations in the areas of R&D, product development, pre-sales & sales support, services delivery and a number of global shared support functions. Global Services India operation represents an ICT operation working towards more than 130 countries.

#5 Abhinav Lal

Abhinav Lal is the Co-Founder & CTO at Practo. He has a role of architecture, design & development, security, operational integrity, system support and maintenance in the company.

#6 Mahesh Babu

CEO at Mahindra Electric.

#7 Harshil Mathur

After discovering the dismal state of online payments in India, Harshil quit his full-time job as a Wireline Field Engineer at Schlumberger to start Razorpay along with his friend and partner in crime Shashank Kumar.

#8 Bipin Preet Singh

He is currently running a startup MobiKwik which has created India’s leading consumer mobile wallet. His mission is simple – 100 million users paying through their mobiles in FY 2018. MobiKwik has created mobile payment acceptance solutions for 50000 online merchants and 50000 brick and mortar merchants. Currently, MobiKwik serves 30 million users in India who use our App on Android, iPhone and Windows Phone.

Internet

#1 Bhavish Aggarwal

Co-Founder & CEO at Ola. Bhavish Aggarwal is an IIT-Bombay alumni and has worked with Microsoft Research two years. At Microsoft, Bhavish published 3 paper and filed 2 patents in international journals. He is also working as the CEO of the company. Fun fact about Bhavish is that he doesn’t own a car and vows that he never will.

#2 Ashish Goel

Founder CEO at Urban Ladder. Ashish Goel and Rajiv Srivatsa in 2012. They both worked with different multinational companies before starting their own venture. Ashish Goel previously worked with McKinsey & Company and served as the CEO of Amar Chitra Katha.Rajiv Srivatsa previously worked with Cognizant and Yahoo.

#3 Sriharsha Majety

CEO and Co-founder at Swiggy. Swiggy was founded by Nandan Reddy, Sriharsha Majety, and Rahul Jaimini in August 2014. Nandan Reddy aged 29 and Sriharsha Majety aged 31 both are both alumni of Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani while Rahul Jaimini aged 31 is an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur.