Viveka von Rosen
Viveka von Rosen started using LinkedIn in 2006 when she saw a presentation on the opportunities of Business Networking with LinkedIn. Having doubled her own business with F2F networking, she saw the immense potential of a business online networking site.
Viveka is known internationally as the "LinkedIn Expert" and speaks to business owners, corporations, Legal Firms and associations on the benefits of marketing with social media, and in particular LinkedIn.
Author of LinkedIn Marketing: An Hour A Day (2012, John Wiley & Sons,) she is also a regular source on LinkedIn for prestigious news outlets such as Money Magazine, CNN, SImple Living, MarketingProfs.com, Mashable.com, TheSocialMediaExaminer.com and The Miami Herald.
Viveka is the host of the biggest LinkedIn chat on Twitter: #LinkedInChat (Recently quoted by Mashable as one of the top 10 business blogs) and co-moderator of LinkedStrategies, the largest LinkedIn strategy group on LinkedIn. She is constantly learning, sharing and transferring social media skills and strategies to her tribe.
Viveka has 30,000+ first level connections and a network of over 34 million people on LinkedIn, and 84,000+ followers on Twitter. Her seminars, webinars and workshops have taught and trained well over 92,000 people.
She was also recently listed:
Forbes 10 Most Influential Women in Social Media (2011, 2012, 2013)
Forbes 50 Most Influential People in Social Media (2011, 2012, 2013)
TopRank's 25 Women Who Rock Social Media in 2011
Evan Carmichael's 2012
Top 100 Leadership Experts to Follow on Twitter
Big Money Web's 200 Most Fearless Women Online