Viveka von Rosen
Viveka has been an active member of LinkedIn for over 8 years, and been training on its use for almost as long. Because of her prolific body of work and authority on LinkedIn, John Wiley and Sons approached her to write the “ LinkedIn Marketing” book for the best selling “Hour a Day” series. LinkedIn asked her to be a contributing “expert” to their official “Sophisticated Marketer’s Guide” and has listed her as one of their 25 Top Social Media Resources. Lucky enough to grab the Twitter handle in the early days, she is now known internationally as the “LinkedIn Expert”.
In 2007 Viveka started her LinkedIn Consulting business, Linked Into Business and last year co-founded LinkedProspecting. She also created and hosts the biggest LinkedIn chat on Twitter, cited by Mashable to be one of the top 10 business chats on Twitter.
Viveka has 30,000+ first level connections and a network of over 38 million people on LinkedIn, and 56,000+ followers on Twitter. Her seminars, webinars and workshops have taught and trained well over 90,000 people. She has provided trainings for MarketingProfs.com, SMMU.com, Lynda.com and many others. She has personally worked with executives at The New York Times, The Daily Beast, Bloomberg, Adaptive Insights, AON and several other Fortune 500 Companies.
Viveka is an in demand speaker and travels across the US and internationally to provide Social Media and Inspirational Keynotes as well as in depth trainings. She has shared the stage with folks like Mari Smith, Joel Comm, Chris Brogan, Jamie Turner, Chris Hughes, Lon Safko, Ann Handley, Dave Kerpen and other social and business greats. She is regularly asked to speak at conferences and events for thought leading Social companies like the Social Media Examiner and Marketing Profs.
Forbes has listed her as a top social media influencer, and she has been cited in Money Magazine, Simple Living, Ragan, CNN, Forbes, Mashable, The Miami Herald, Social Media Today and The Social Media Examiner.