Actress Priyanka Chopra has recently joined the professional networking website — LinkedIn — as an Influencer and has launched her professional brand.
Priyanka shared the news on her Twitter account:
For the announcement, a short 10-minute video featuring Priyanka Chopra with an official member of LinkedIn India was played at the LinkedIn office in Mumbai on Monday.
“I’ve always had a penchant for business but am only just beginning to give wings to my entrepreneurial ambitions. It’s a whole new experience. So, what better way than to connect with this vibrant community on LinkedIn to share and exchange thoughts and ideas. I’m honored to be a part of such a distinguished group of Influencers and I’m really looking forward to the conversations,” Priyanka told LinkedIn in an interview, TOI reports.
The actress also opened up and shared her thoughts on how she multitasks every day. A day packed juggling films and television, turning entrepreneur and the advice she has received along the way, she shared it all. While giving advice to entrepreneurs, she said, “a dear friend and mentor of my, Jimmy Iovine, creator, Beats by Dre, told me: To be successful, you have to be able to walk away from a .. ”
We simply adore every step Priyanka has taken so far. And now she is one in a million influencer with a network that has over 467 million users worldwide, including 39 million in India, and just around 500 Influencers enlisted.
“We are excited that Priyanka Chopra is going to share her unique perspectives with millions of professionals on LinkedIn. There’s so much we can learn from, and be inspired by her success, as she continues to chart new highs. Ms. Chopra’s debut on LinkedIn as an Influencer also underscores how far we have come as the platform for professional conversations and content, and our desire to invest to become even more relevant to audiences in India and globally,” said Akshay Kothari, Country Manager, LinkedIn India.
This exclusive list has Priyanka Chopra’s name in it now and soon she will join a very select group of Influencers that includes Prime Minister Narendra Modi and eminent leaders such as Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw (chairman & MD, Biocon), Alan Joyce (CEO, Qantas), Indra Nooyi (chairman and CEO, Pepsico), Ban Ki-moon (secretary general, United Nations), Piyush Gupta (Group CEO, DBS Bank), Tony Fernandes (Group CEO, Air Asia) and Oprah Winfrey (chairman and CEO, Oprah Winfrey Network). We will see her sharing her story through regular posts on the website.
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