Launched in 2002, LinkedIn is a social networking site used mainly by business professionals. In January 2016, the number of LinkedIn accounts was 400 million and in 2012, this savvy platform launched their Influencers program, bringing together 300+ of the world’s top thought leaders to share their professional insights. Below are 5 famous Influential moms you might want to consider following.
Ariana Huffinton – President and Editor-in-Chief at The Huffington Post Media Group. Ariana Huffington is an author, syndicated columnist, and occasional actress. She’s also co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post. In 2009, Huffington was number 12 on Forbes‘s first-ever list of the Most Influential Women In Media. She’s also quite active on LinkedIn and has posted over 100 articles.
Martha Stewart – Founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia. Martha Stewart is a businesswoman, author and television personality. In 1997, she founded Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia and gained success through a variety of business ventures, encompassing publishing, broadcasting, merchandising, and electronic commerce. Although Stewart hasn’t posted since 2013, she shared some insightful blog posts on LinkedIn.
Barbara Corcoran – Co-Founder of Barbara Corcoran Venture Partners. Barbara Corcoran is an American businesswoman, investor, speaker, consultant, syndicated columnist, and author. She’s also a television personality on ABC’s Shark Tank. Her LinkedIn posts offer valuable insight for business owners and entrepreneurs.
Hillary Clinton – 2016 Presidential Candidate. Hillary Clinton was First Lady of the United States during husband, 42nd President of the United States, William Jefferson Clinton’s tenure from 1993 to 2001. From 2001 to 2009, she was a US Senator from New York then served under President Barack Obama as the 67th United States Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013. Currently, she’s a 2016 candidate for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States, and she’s very active on LinkedIn, especially with regard to women’s rights.
Randi Zuckerberg – Founder & CEO at Zuckerberg Media. Randi Zuckerberg is the former Director of Market Development and spokesperson for Facebook. She’s also the sister to Facebook‘s co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and prior panelist on Forbes on Fox. As of May 2014, she is founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media and editor-in-chief of Dot Complicated, a digital lifestyle website. She often gives career guidance when posting on LinkedIn.