LinkedIn unveiled its fifth edition of India’s Power Profiles 2018. The annual list is a showcase of the ‘most-viewed’ professionals in India across eight categories including Technology, CEOs, Finance, LinkedIn Influencers, Internet, Human Resources, Marketing & Advertising, and a newly introduced ‘Social Impact’ category. The list consists of top 73 professionals who are industry experts with a strong voice, who shape trends of tomorrow and have grown to become influential professional brands and opinion leaders.
Srividya Gopani, Director, Brand and Consumer Marketing, Asia-Pacific and China, “LinkedIn Power Profiles 2018 is a celebration of the most viewed professionals in India, those who are great examples of strong professional brands that inspire our 50+ million members across the country. These Power Profiles have not only had exciting journeys, but they participate in meaningful dialogue, offer perspectives, and continue to engage all our members, including young career starters. Success means different things to different people and we hope these inspiring professional journeys help others find theirs.
The Power Profiles that have been dominating the list year on year are Prime Minister Narendra Modi (LinkedIn Influencer); Bollywood superstar Priyanka Chopra (LinkedIn Influencer), Founder of Paytm Vijay Shekar Sharma (Internet); VP, Xiaomi and MD, Xiaomi India Manu Kumar Jain (CEOs); President & Global Chief People Officer at Cipla Prabir Jha (Human Resources); Communications consultant Karthik Srinivasan (Advertising & Marketing); and Founder & CEO of YourStory Media Shradha Sharma (LinkedIn Influencer).
Meanwhile, the HR Power Profiles that have been dominating the list year-on-year are Global Chief HR Officer at Airtel, Srikanth Balachandran, and President & Global Chief People Officer at Cipla, Prabir Jha. New entrants to the list include Vice President, Talent Acquisition at Morgan Stanley, Ruhi Gupta; Chief HR Officer at Arvind Lifestyle Brands, Shilpa Vaid, and Regional HR Director & Head - Asia Pacific at Uber, Vishpala Reddy. Vice President HR at Reliance Jio, Harjeet Khanduja makes a successful return to the list after 2016.
Here is the complete list of HR professionals who made it to the list of LinkedIn Power Profiles 2018 (Human Resources).
Prabir Jha, President & Global Chief People Officer at Cipla
Ruhi Gupta, Vice President, Talent Acquisition at Morgan Stanley
Nathan SV, Partner and Chief Talent Officer at Deloitte India
Shilpa Vaid, Chief Human Resources Officer at Arvind Lifestyle Brands
Arpita Pamnani, AVP, HR - Talent Acquisitions at DCB Bank
Harjeet Khanduja, Vice President HR at Reliance Jio
Vishpala Reddy, Regional HR Director & Head - Asia Pacific at Uber
Madhavi Lall, Managing Director, Head - HR, at Deutsche Bank, India
Srikanth Balachandran, Director, Airtel
Rajkamal Vempati, Head Human Resources at Axis Bank