According to the social media management platform Hootsuite, currently there are 61 million senior-level business influencers on LinkedIn, and the number is increasing by the day. The social platform represents a league of budding influencers, industry experts, and thought leaders directing the course of industry developments, innovations, organizational functions, and technology.
A leading customer experience platform, Engati, headquartered in Silicon Valley, has curated a list of Top 30 LinkedIn Influencers who are making an impact on the business world. These opinion leaders provide best practice and cutting-edge expertise regarding artificial intelligence, e-governance, technology, employer branding, career management, social media, and other areas.
The list of the Top 30 influencers from around the world includes leading representatives of the public and private sector, keynote speakers, influential management thinkers, digital entrepreneurs, and business professors.
Mrs. Jana Krimpe, founder of B.EST Solutions Estonia and B.EST Solutions Azerbaijan, has also been recognized in these ranks as one of the 30 most followed LinkedIn Influencers worldwide.
Mrs. Krimpe is also partner at Digital Trade Hub of Azerbaijan, head of Mobile-ID project consortium, an expert in the UN Network of Experts, head of the Mobile-ID Consortium, and co-chair of the Global Alliance for National Mobile Identities (GANMI). Additionally, she is the founder of the Supporting Women in TECH – “FEMMES DIGITALES” Public Association, and Chairwoman of the Estonian-Azerbaijani Chamber of Commerce.
Mrs. Jana Krimpe is an accomplished visionary in e-government, digital identity, and e-signature technology. Her previous professional experience includes serving as an advisor in the Office for two consecutive Presidents of the Republic of Estonia. With 15+ years of experience in implementing innovative ICT solutions, she has earned a strong reputation for success in international circles.
In 2018 and 2019, she was named in the U.S.-based One World Identity’s top 100 Digital Identity influencers global list. In 2016, Financial Times and Google listed her among the top 100 changemakers.
Mrs. Krimpe is passionate about sharing her expertise based on the hands-on experience she and her colleagues gained through the successful implementation and operation of e-government solutions in Azerbaijan. Mrs. Krimpe’s commitment to supporting the continuation of this success is reflected in her endorsement of the country’s achievements through her involvement in various international forums (e.g. World Economic Forum, United Nations ESCAP). This work has expanded and re-defined how identity and signatures are managed digitally and issued by governments to foster social, business, and political development. Additionally, it has supported the creation of a seamless business environment and a holistically connected society in Azerbaijan.
Due to this, she is also a welcomed speaker and panelist having presented in major events around the world and has contributed to the several global and national reports as an expert (e.g., UN expert for Paperless Trade and Transport in Asia and Pacific).
Mrs. Krimpe has been recognized alongside other notable professionals such as:
• Dorie Clark, Duke & Columbia business professor, WSJ bestselling author, communication coach, a strategy consultant having worked with clients including Google, Microsoft, Morgan Stanley, Fidelity, Yale University, the IMF, and the World Bank. Her book, Entrepreneurial You, is named as one of the most important business books of the year by Inc. magazine and one of the Top 5 Books of the Year by Forbes.
• Simon Sinek, the founder of Simon Sinek Inc. and an unshakable optimist, he is a bestselling author and shares his ideas in his books Start with Why, Leaders Eat Last, Together Is Better, Find Your Why, and The Infinite Game. Best known for popularizing the concept of WHY in his most watched TED talks of all time, with 37+ million views.
• Ann Handley, digital marketing & content expert, speaker, author, and member of the LinkedIn Influencer program, the Chief Content Officer of MarketingProfs, a pioneer in digital marketing, and the co-founder of ClickZ.com. She has been cited in Forbes as the most influential woman in social media and recognized by ForbesWoman as one of the Top 20 women bloggers.
• Rita J King, an EVP for Business Development at Science House & co-founder of Model Meetings. She is on a mission of applying imagination in creative, pragmatic ways to systemic challenges. She has delivered keynotes for Fortune 500 companies. Her work has been featured on major media such as The New York Times, Psychology Today, Al- Jazeera, CNN etc. She invents novel story architecture, characters, for major TV projects. She has also served as futurist at NASA Langley’s think tank, the National Institute for Aerospace.
Detailed information about all 30 influencers can be found from the link.