The 43 most viewed profiles on LinkedIn Singapore

The 43 most viewed profiles on LinkedIn Singapore

SINGAPORE - In an uncertain, small and competitive job market like Singapore's, professionals are increasingly finding the need to market themselves to potential employers as well as employees they might want to hire.

Just this week, LinkedIn Singapore announced that it had reached one million users in the country.

Top 43 power profiles on LinkedIn Singapore

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    Simon Dale, Head of Technology & Innovation, APJ SAP

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    Kevin Ackhurst, Vice President, AsiaJuniper Networks

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    Michiel Verhoeven, Leadership Mentor

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    Michel Van Woudenberg, Vice President CRM APAC, Oracle

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    Hari Ramachandran, Director - Healthcare & Life Sciences, Cognizant

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    Sakhee Dheer, APAC BEO PM, Microsoft

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    Sirina Sisombat, Consultant, Digital Mktg, Accenture Interactive

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    Karl Chong, CEO, Groupon Singapore

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    Steve Melhuish, CEO & Co-founder, PropertyGuru Group

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    Arvind Rajan, MD & VP, New Markets, LinkedIn

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    Akshay Garg, Co-founder, Komli Media

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    Roger Egan III, CEO & Co-founder, RedMart

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    Varsha Rao, Vice President, Asia, LivingSocial

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    Dick Van Motman, Chairman & CEO, Dentsu Network/Asia

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    Damien Cummings, Regional Marketing Director, Samsung Asia

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    Jason Kuperman, Vice President, Digital, Omnicom Group

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    Andrew Knott, Vice President - Media & Digital, McDonald's Corporation

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    Lynn Huang, Senior Director, Marketing, APAC, Motorola Solutions

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    Sandeep Suvarna, Head of Consumer Marketing – APAC, LinkedIn

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    Andrew Pickup, Microsoft Asia Pacific

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    Chris J Reed, Chief Marketing Officer, Mig33

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    Kwok Zhong Li, Senior Manager, Digital Marketing, Trend Micro

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    Mark Hall, VP, Country General Manager, Kelly Services Singapore

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    Eden Britt, Head of Talent Acquisition, Consumer Banking, Standard Chartered Bank

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    Alan Alagappan, Recruiting Team Lead, Halliburton

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    Saju George, Director, HR Operations (Asia)Microsoft

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    Jessica Lim, Talent Acquisition, Deutsche Bank

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    Adam Cooke, Digital Recruiter for APAC, GroupM

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    Srinivas Reddy, Professional Staffing Consultant, Adecco

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    Tom McCabe, Managing Director, DBS Bank

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    Simon McNamara, CIO Consumer Bank, Standard Chartered Bank

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    Lauren Elliot, Vice President, Deutsche Bank

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    Sanjay Uppal, Chief Executive Officer, StraitsBridge Advisors

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    Rachel Tan, Vice President, DBS Bank

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    Akita Somani, Director, Small Business Products, Visa

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    Gaurav Zutshi, Payments Innovation Specialist, Citi

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    Nathan Bell, Director Portfolio & Marketing, Telstra Global

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    Rob Findlay, Director of Innovation, APAC, Blackberry

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    Krishnan Rajagopalan, Head of Technology, Group Digital Life, SingTel

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    Elisa Wong, Sales Director, Orange Business Services

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    Charles Dufourcq, Country Director, Singapore, Blackberry

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    Hastings Singh, VP & MD - South Asia, Blackberry

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    Yorgos Moschovis, Head, Business Intelligence & Analytics, SingTel

With this milestone reached, LinkedIn says that about 70 per cent of the country's professional labour force and student population now own an account on its website.

The Singapore market is the fourth in Southeast Asia that surpassed the one millionth member mark, after Malaysia, Indonesia and The Philippines.

Other markets in Asia Pacific with more than a million members include Australia, India and China.

'Power Profiles' are LinkedIn members who have invested in their professional identity on LinkedIn to become professionals with the most viewed LinkedIn pages in the Singapore market.

Many professionals, senior executives and entrepreneurs in Singapore are seeing the value of using social media such as LinkedIn to boost their professional brand.

In addition, LinkedIn also revealed the companies in Singapore which have the most followers.

They include:

  1. DBS Bank
  2. Solutions for Emerging Asia Pte Ltd
  3. SingTel
  4. National University of Singapore
  5. StarHub

The top five companies users in Singapore follow are:

  1. Standard Chartered Bank
  2. Hewlett-Packard
  3. Google
  4. Solutions for Emerging Asia Pte Ltd
  5. IBM

ljessica@sph.com.sg

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