Revealed: LinkedIn unveils the GCC's most 'engaging' users in 2020
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Revealed: LinkedIn unveils the GCC’s most ‘engaging’ users in 2020

Revealed: LinkedIn unveils the GCC’s most ‘engaging’ users in 2020

The list revealed 15 regional experts that led professional online conversations

Gulf Business

Professional networking portal LinkedIn has compiled a list of the platform’s most active members in the GCC, based on key metrics relating to engagement monitored from October 1, 2019 to September 30, 2020.

These members have successfully curated valuable discussions and engaged in dialogue with other users on the platform, while keeping their followers informed about the region.

“As a result of the pandemic, conversations and engagement across the platform significantly increased this year,” stated Salma Altantawy, MENA news editor at LinkedIn.

Members spent more time learning and understanding its full potential, while using the platform to stay updated and join discussions that interested them, she added.

The initial assessment was created based on discussions, comments, re-shares, posting frequency, and follower growth on the platform after close supervision by LinkedIn’s MENA editors.

The list of highly active members was then refined based on the quality, tone, and further intent of the overall engagement.

This year’s list of top voices includes:

• Alaa Alhashem, Business and Financial Advisor

• Arjun Vir Singh, Board Member, MENA Fintech Association

• Claudia Vergueiro Massei, CEO, Siemens Oman

• David Mackenzie, Group Managing Director, Mackenzie Jones Group & Founder, Women@Work ME

• Israa Garatli, Founder, Resume Reborn

• Loic Morel, Head of Trade Finance, Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP)

• Lucy Chow, Senator representing UAE, World Business Angels Investment Forum (WBAF)

• Maisa Al-Haddad, Vice President, Treasury Investment, Gulf International Bank

• Mo AliYusuf, Regional Manager,

• Nada AlHarthi, Vice President of Business Affairs, Zain KSA

• Najla Al-Midfa, CEO, Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa)

• Nimer Yasin, Digital Payments Business Leader

• Riyadh Al-Najjar, Saudi Arabia Country Leader – Transformation Management Leader, PwC Middle East

• Robert Abboud, MENA Financial Services Market Segment Leader, EY

• Zeta Yarwood, Executive Personal Development and Career Coach

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